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Is the nutritional value of breastmilk and formula comparable after 6 months?

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In brief: Yes

Caloric value should be the same no need to alter breast feeding after 6 mo most experts rec addtion of solids to diet by 6 mo.

In brief: Yes

Caloric value should be the same no need to alter breast feeding after 6 mo most experts rec addtion of solids to diet by 6 mo.
Dr. Richard Rissmiller
Dr. Richard Rissmiller
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Breast wins until 8m

My recollection is that breast milk wins the value battle until about 8 months.
At this time most have started some solids and bm volume drops. The immune factors cannot be replicated in formula but the importance of these is fading. There is also some variation in the quality of formulas although all have to comply with production standards.

In brief: Breast wins until 8m

My recollection is that breast milk wins the value battle until about 8 months.
At this time most have started some solids and bm volume drops. The immune factors cannot be replicated in formula but the importance of these is fading. There is also some variation in the quality of formulas although all have to comply with production standards.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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