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What is the reason that breastfed infants need to nurse more often than a formula fed baby?

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Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics

In brief: Digestion

Breast milk is easier for baby to digest.
Formula milk is much harder on baby's stomach, and it sits there longer for processing.

In brief: Digestion

Breast milk is easier for baby to digest.
Formula milk is much harder on baby's stomach, and it sits there longer for processing.
Dr. Robin Larabee
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