12th November 2019

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When can I introduce a bottle?

Most lactation experts suggest waiting until your baby is at least a month old and breastfeeding is well established before introducing a bottle. If you're returning to work, start bottle-feeding at least two weeks before your start date so you both have time to adjust.

Keeping this in view, what is Pace feeding a baby?

Hold the baby so she is in a more on an upright or almost sitting position. Avoid feeding by bottle when the baby is reclined, as this reduces her control over the flow of milk. Hold the bottle in a horizontal position, tilted only enough to keep milk in the bottle nipple. Don't force the nipple into the baby's mouth.

What is responsive bottle feeding?

Responsive bottle-feeding by Emma Pickett. We know breastfeeding is about the milk inside the container but it's also about a process – of holding the baby in a particular way; of feeding in response to cues; of encouraging certain oral skills; of focusing on the relationship between baby and mother.

Can you overfeed breast fed baby?

All mothers and babies are different, and you and your baby will work out your own feeding pattern together. Don't worry about feeding your baby whenever either of you wants. You can't overfeed a breastfed baby, and your baby won't become spoilt or demanding if you feed them whenever they're hungry or need comfort.
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