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What feeding supplies will I need for the new baby?

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Dr. Christopher Powers
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Breasts

They provide sterile, warm nourishment that is always available.
Your breastfed baby will have fewer upper and lower respiratory illnesses, less diarrhea and be less likely to develop obesity, diabetes and leukemia. Savings per year over formula can be as much as $1500. Finally, the closeness to your child and the oxytocin breastfeeding releases into your system is calming and stress-relieving.

In brief: Breasts

They provide sterile, warm nourishment that is always available.
Your breastfed baby will have fewer upper and lower respiratory illnesses, less diarrhea and be less likely to develop obesity, diabetes and leukemia. Savings per year over formula can be as much as $1500. Finally, the closeness to your child and the oxytocin breastfeeding releases into your system is calming and stress-relieving.
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Dr. Danielle Salhany
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Bottles nipples bags

Unless exclusively breastfeeding, it is good to have an assortment of bottles to minimize the amount of washing you have to do during the day.
Level 1 nipples for a newborn, but will likely need some level 3 as s/he gets older. If you are pumping, be sure to have plenty of freezer safe milk storage bags on hand and extra pump parts...You want to spend your extra time sleeping not washing!

In brief: Bottles nipples bags

Unless exclusively breastfeeding, it is good to have an assortment of bottles to minimize the amount of washing you have to do during the day.
Level 1 nipples for a newborn, but will likely need some level 3 as s/he gets older. If you are pumping, be sure to have plenty of freezer safe milk storage bags on hand and extra pump parts...You want to spend your extra time sleeping not washing!
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