Formula Feeding

17-feeding-baby-feeding-toddlerUnfortunately, breast feeding is not an option for all mothers and babies. Various situations make nursing difficult: insufficient breast milk supply, nursing difficulties with latch on and pain, and a mother’s working schedules that doesn’t allow for nursing.

Formulas are getting better all the time. New research is unraveling some of the complexities of breast milk. Although formula doesn’t offer the flexibility of breast milk it offers good nutrition for millions of babies and allows dad to be involved in feeding in a way breast feeding doesn’t.

Other Options

Although standard formulas are made on a cow milk base, there are several that are made on soy or denatured proteins. For babies who can’t digest regular formula properly, these options are usually acceptable. Babies don’t get enough nutrition from straight milk products, such as goat milk or even regular cow milk, so make sure that you consult with your doctor if your child is having difficulty digesting the formula you selected.

If your baby is still struggling with alternative formulas, there is another option. With the rising awareness of the benefits of breast milk for new babies, breast milk banks have become more common. These institutions provide breast milk to new babies when their own mothers are not able to provide it themselves.

These facilities are not regulated, so parents need to be careful. To find a milk bank search online. It is also a good idea to do a bit of due diligence and check out sources, complaints, and track records to be certain the milk is properly handled and screened.

In the end parents need to deicide which is the best choice for their baby. When making this decision many factors need to be evaluated. Nutrition, convenience, price and availability all affect the final verdict.

What ever choice is made: here’s to health, cheers!


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