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When is a good time to introduce a braest fed baby to a bottle?

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Asked by JrsMommy07 at 7:59 AM on Oct. 8, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • asap..............

    Answer by mosaickathy1 at 8:08 AM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • The earlier the better. I waited too late to try with my DD and she never took one.

    Answer by ABPeterson at 8:15 AM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Depends on why you need to...if it's to go back to work, you need to start pumping to build up a bank but only introduce a bottle 1-2 weeks before going back...nurse exclusively when you are home...
    However, your other post says that you may be experiencing low milk supply? In that case, I wouldn't use a bottle as it will cause your supply to slow that much quicker

    Answer by Jademom07 at 8:15 AM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • 6 weeks at the earliest any earlier and it could ruin your breastfeeding relationship.


    Answer by Anonymous at 4:07 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

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