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Ban bottles in the hospital to promote breastfeeding?

Ban bottles in the hospital to promote breastfeeding?

Two hospitals in Mexico – Hospital Universitario and Hospital General de Saltillo, in Coahuila – have been recently in the news for banning the entry of all baby bottles, pacifiers, formula milk, and breast pumps to families with babies born or admitted into their facilities. Families and visitors will not be able to access the hospital with any of these items, and if they do bring them, they must be deposited in a box at the entrance, as seen in…

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How to prepare a feeding bottle properly

How to prepare a feeding bottle properly

Every woman should have all the information she may need in order to decide which breastfeeding experience she desires to have. Many women offer mixed feeding to their babies (breastfeeding plus artificial milk) so we think it is appropriate to talk today about how to prepare a bottle. We don’t know if you’ve been up to date with the latest news about babies suffering from salmonellosis, as the formula they were drinking was contaminated with the bacteria. Artificial milk is…

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5 ways to give my baby milk when I am not there

5 ways to give my baby milk when I am not there

The best way for our babies to drink breastmilk is through our breasts, but sometimes, for example, when you have to go back to work, we can’t be by their side. Different methods of feeding or supplementing will allow you to continue to give them your breastmilk. When thinking of ways to feed your baby expressed breastmilk or formula, the first thing you might think of is a bottle. But in reality, the bottle is a method of feeding or…

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Is it possible to maintain mixed feeding?

Is it possible to maintain mixed feeding?

In this article, we will explain what mixed feeding or combination feeding is and how it can be maintained. Mixed feeding is when the baby is fed by a combination of breastmilk and bottle feeding. There are many reasons why you might choose to combine both ways. Whatever your reason, here we will explain some important issues to keep in mind that can help you to solve some of the most common problems. If you would like to maintain mixed…

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