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If I bottle feed my baby, is he more likely to have colic?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

More likely for sure, but this behavior may still occur in breast fed babies.
Many studies have demonstrated that babies may be fussy depending upon what mom eats or drinks.

In brief: Yes

More likely for sure, but this behavior may still occur in breast fed babies.
Many studies have demonstrated that babies may be fussy depending upon what mom eats or drinks.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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In brief: Yes

Colic is more common with formula than with breast milk.
If you feed breast milk via the bottle, this is less of a problem, but babies do tend to get more gas (swallowed air) from bottles than from breast.

In brief: Yes

Colic is more common with formula than with breast milk.
If you feed breast milk via the bottle, this is less of a problem, but babies do tend to get more gas (swallowed air) from bottles than from breast.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Bottle-fed babies in general have more fussing, but even some breast-fed babies have colic, too, so there's no guarantee.

In brief: Yes

Bottle-fed babies in general have more fussing, but even some breast-fed babies have colic, too, so there's no guarantee.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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