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Is it better to breast fead or to give the baby formula ??
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Always better to breast but sometimes you can't for whatever reason..Formula is very good nowadays
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Thx verry much
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Breast feeding is best. You really can't compare the two, there are so many nutrients in breast milk.  Formula companies can't even come close to creating anything that can compare.
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Breast is best but as I would like some time to do my own thing, have a bath and sleep go out to the shop etc while my boyfriend looks after The baby as he works alot I'm going to buy a pump so he can bottle feed it while I do my own thing although this won't be very often at all I do hope the baby can get use to the bottle as I know they use different muscles between the two.
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I mean I'm using a breast pump :-)
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Breastfeeding is best because of the antibodies that baby gets from you, however formula is fine too. All the vitamins and things baby needs are in formula. I will be breastfeeding and pumping but I will also be supplementing with formula. I am not a dairy cow and refuse to be stuck at home and hooked up to a pump all day.
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