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Is It Okay To Feed A Newborn Baby Cold Milk
What ages to newborns/babies have growth spurts? When should I be expecting her to nurse more often and will I make more milk during this time?
Growth Spurts: There are no specific exact times. Babies go through their growth spurts, they cry to nurse more frequently and yes, your body meets their demands by producing more milk. Let nature do her work and you will notice she will send your body clues as she needs more nutrition. :) ...Read more
I can't breast feed my newborn baby. Is there a way to give him all the antibodies breast milk contains? Is it safe to buy breastmilk?
Not reproducible: Modern science has been unable to re-create human breast milk. If pumping your own breast milk and bottle feeding it is not an option, choosing an infant formula will still give your baby proper nutrition for growth and development. Many infant formulas now have probiotics, felt to be beneficial for the digestive tract. Buying breast milk is a personal decision, but know your source. ...Read more
How long does breast milk jaundice last in newborn babies, my baby is 1 month old she is active feeds well but still have yellowish face?
My newborn baby doesn't want my milk. I'm so depressed. I want to breast feed him. Also, I have an inverted nipple and my milk doesn't flow quickly.
Bottle feeding: Bottle feeding with formula or expressed breast milk can follow some simple rules. Babies can usually take up to half their weight in pounds as ounces (8lb=4oz) at a feeding.They should feed about every 3 hours or 6-8 feedings/24hr. If they take all you offer every feed without spitting up, you can add a bit more to each bottle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i prepare the milk formula for my newborn baby and store it in the fridge? If yes, how long it lasts in the fridge?
Read the label: Every formula is slightly different - read the label of your formula. Most do not recommend mixing the formula very far ahead of time, but you'll need to read the label to see. The reason, especially for a newborn is that, once mixed, bacteria could grow in the formula (rich with nutrients) once water is added. Always follow the label directions exactly. It's best for baby. ...Read more
My newborn screams during bf, then latches again to feed for a few minutes then screams again. Milk supply is very good. New prob started 2 nights ago?
Review your recent: Diet for gas-producing, allergenic or strongly-flavored foods or new medications. Crying causes air-swallowing & gas cramps in infants.Burp her if the crying starts with feeds. Ask your hospital's nursery nurses or a lactation consultant to teach you the " colic carry, " a secure hold for tilting her bottom up to help her expel gas, as intestinal smooth muscle doesn't function perfectly yet. ...Read more
Not advised: The first months of life determine your lifelong gut health and your proper immune function. Breast milk is best. Soy in us is genetically modified and we don't know long-term effects on health. Also soy is estrogenic and especially in males can lead to testosterone hormone problems in teens and 20's. Go to a4m.Com and use directory function to find a local functional medicine doctor to help you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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