1 doctor weighed in:
What is the reason they are pushing me to breastfeed a preemie?
1 doctor weighed in

Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Antibodies
There is no better nourishment for babies than mother's milk.
Additionally, doctors call colostrum "liquid gold" because it is so rich in antibodies for natural immune protection -- which no infant formula can provide.

In brief: Antibodies
There is no better nourishment for babies than mother's milk.
Additionally, doctors call colostrum "liquid gold" because it is so rich in antibodies for natural immune protection -- which no infant formula can provide.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors