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Is it OK to bottle-feed your baby?

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Infant formulas have gotten better and better at matching the ingredients and proportions of human breast milk. And while breastfed babies may have relatively fewer infections, the vast majority of infants won't get a serious infection in their first months, whether breast- or bottle fed.

If you feel that bottle-feeding best fits your needs, then it's the best for meeting your baby's needs as well.

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Rachel Moon, MD, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

SOURCE:

Rachel Moon, MD, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

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