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Bottle Feeding

How to Introduce a Bottle to your Breastfed Baby

As new Mums, we all know that breast feeding is the best option, but it doesn't always work out. For some Mums, it can be a difficult decision to introduce bottle feeding. So here are a few reminders about some of the things...

Cluster Feeding Your Bottle Fed Baby

Most people associate ‘cluster feeding’ only with breast fed babies, but a bottle fed baby may also cluster feed, in exactly the same way a breast fed baby will. Cluster feeding is a pattern of feeding that is different...

Why Mums Bottle Feed

It is widely acknowledged that breast is best when it comes to feeding babies, but there are myriad reasons why many mothers don't breast feed. Bottle feeding is a safe and healthy option for women who choose not to breast...

Mixed Feeding – Combine Breastfeeding with Bottle Feeding

There are many reasons to want to combine breastfeeding with bottle feeding. What ever choice you make, it will be the right one for you and your baby. Some women worry by mixed feeding and introducing formula or expressed...

How to Introduce a Bottle to your Breastfed Baby

There are many reasons a breastfeeding mum may want or need to give a bottle feed of expressed breast milk to her baby, but it is important to do this at the right time to ensure your body’s milk making cells are...

What does the “Gold” Mean in Formula?

If you have landed on this article it probably means that you’re trying to decide between a standard or “gold” infant formula for your baby. Simply, you want to know which is best for your baby. Breastfeeding is...

Introducing fresh Cows’ Milk to Toddlers

Breastmilk is recommended as the healthiest start for babies and provides the main source of nutrition for the first 12 months of life and it is recommended to continue to breastfeed with appropriate complementary foods until...

How to bottle feed a baby

It is universally accepted that breastfeeding is the best option for babies. But if you’ve decided – for whatever reasons – to bottle feed your baby, then you should carry on with it and not feel guilty about your...

Overfeeding a Bottle fed Baby

What is overfeeding? Overfeeding a bottle fed baby is when your baby receives more food than needed for his/her growth and development. It’s more common in bottle fed babies because it can take less effort for an infant to...

Bonding During Bottle Feeds

Making the decision to switch from breast to bottle feeding can be an emotional and difficult experience for new mums, with very little information and resources available. As well as managing the physical changes taking...

Bottle Feeding FAQ

It is universally accepted that breastfeeding is the best option for babies. But if you've decided - for whatever reasons - to bottle feed your baby, then you should carry on with it and not feel guilty about your. ...

How to Choose the Right Baby Formula

As a result of well-meaning attempts to encourage breastfeeding, it can be difficult to know exactly where to start when you decide to introduce formula to your baby. Take a walk down the baby isle of any chemist or...

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