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What if my baby is still hungry after breastfeeding? Should I give formula?
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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics
In brief: Switch
Switch to the other breast, or let baby suck - milk production depends on demand and you will not have the stimulation to produce more if baby is given formula instead.
Even non-nutritive sucking is beneficial to baby and mother.

In brief: Switch
Switch to the other breast, or let baby suck - milk production depends on demand and you will not have the stimulation to produce more if baby is given formula instead.
Even non-nutritive sucking is beneficial to baby and mother.
Dr. Christine Hom
Dr. Christine Hom
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In brief: No!
Breast milk is made of specialized fats, proteins, & carbohydrate complexes that are easy for a baby's digestive system to "break down" & process.
High digestibility of breast milk enables infants to digest/absorb nutrients of breast milk more easily than those on infant formula. Because babies digest breast milk quickly & efficiently, they feed more often than babies who are fed formula.

In brief: No!
Breast milk is made of specialized fats, proteins, & carbohydrate complexes that are easy for a baby's digestive system to "break down" & process.
High digestibility of breast milk enables infants to digest/absorb nutrients of breast milk more easily than those on infant formula. Because babies digest breast milk quickly & efficiently, they feed more often than babies who are fed formula.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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