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Breast pumping is just as nutritious as feeding directly from the breast?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes, but
Your pumping effort can never extract as much milk as baby can during a feeding.
With less extracted, you run the risk of decreasing your supply and eventually needing to supplement. Breastfeeding is an event, where baby listens to your heart beating as it did in the womb. It finds this peaceful and endears baby to mom. Nutrition is equal, experience never can be.

In brief: Yes, but
Your pumping effort can never extract as much milk as baby can during a feeding.
With less extracted, you run the risk of decreasing your supply and eventually needing to supplement. Breastfeeding is an event, where baby listens to your heart beating as it did in the womb. It finds this peaceful and endears baby to mom. Nutrition is equal, experience never can be.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: BREAST MILK
Yes, pumping breast milk is as nutritious as feeding directly from the breast.
But the maternal and infant bonding is more important than breast milk alone.

In brief: BREAST MILK
Yes, pumping breast milk is as nutritious as feeding directly from the breast.
But the maternal and infant bonding is more important than breast milk alone.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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