No. Exclusive breastfeeding offers the full health and emotional benefits to both mother and baby. Supplementing with formular contibutes to excessive weight gain and interfers with the ability of the complete nutritional benefits of human milk to be made available to the baby's system. Before deciding on supplementation your pcp should evaluate your baby and discuss the best options available.
My baby is in his month six & doctor did not want to give him infant formula, can I continue breastfeeding him while fasting in ramdan now?
Breastfeeding/fastin. I am Jewish not Muslim. In Judiasm respect for preserving life is considered so high that you are allowed to break almost any commandment in order to preserve a life. If you came to me as a Jewess and I was your Rabbi, I would advice you to eat and breastfeed. But you should talk to your Imam and to Allah. That should be your guide. Happy Ramadan! Read more...