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If I had a preemie, should I breast feed? He is too tiny to drink from me.

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
8 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

You should pump the milk to use until he is old enough to suck from the breast.
It is still the best way to feed him.

In brief: Absolutely

You should pump the milk to use until he is old enough to suck from the breast.
It is still the best way to feed him.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Jay Park
Breast milk contains immunoglobulin A, pro- and prebiotics which help preemie fight infections!
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes yes yes

Your breast milk is the best formula for your baby.
The hospital may fortify your breast milk depending upon the prematurity. But definitely use your breast milk for your premature infant!

In brief: Yes yes yes

Your breast milk is the best formula for your baby.
The hospital may fortify your breast milk depending upon the prematurity. But definitely use your breast milk for your premature infant!
Dr. Craig Uhl
Dr. Craig Uhl
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