I dont want this to be a breastfeeding vs formula feeding debate.
I know breast is best, I've been EBF for 4 months now, and I love it.
I pump occasionally but really can't get that much. I can only get more than an oz in the morning, and when she wakes up early she eats it before I get a chance to pump it. So it takes me about 3 weeks to pump enough for an overnight stay at grandmas house.
So for this reason, I would like her to be able to drink some formula. Just for occasions when I don't have enough pumped.
How should I go about introducing it?
Answer by micheledo at 10:40 PM on Jul. 3, 2009
Answer by mom2b112108 at 10:41 PM on Jul. 3, 2009
Answer by BambiF at 10:45 PM on Jul. 3, 2009
Say "Baby, this is formula; formula, this is Baby". Sorry, that was so lame, but what do ya want? I am an EBFer, but I'll spare ya that stuff. If your bound & determined to give her a bottle of something other than breast milk, look into goats milk instead of formula. As a permanent substitute for breast milk, it is a little lower on iron, but other than that it is very similar & would make a great overnight fix. I actually had an epiphany! My dd is almost 9 months & I have not spent more than 15 minutes away from this kid. Thanks for asking this question! She's going to Grammas!
Answer by carlye828 at 10:47 PM on Jul. 3, 2009
Answer by HybridMom27 at 10:48 PM on Jul. 3, 2009
Answer by mom2b112108 at 10:48 PM on Jul. 3, 2009
Answer by mom2b112108 at 10:53 PM on Jul. 3, 2009
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Answer by gdiamante at 1:49 AM on Jul. 4, 2009
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