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The choice between using a bottle for baby feeding and breastfeeding has raised a debate amongst mothers for a while. The similarity between the two options is that the baby gets to feed on the mother’s milk, which is recommended for all babies unless otherwise stated by a doctor. However, how to feed the baby this milk has raised concerns. Other concerns include the amount to feed, the frequency of feeding, as well as the equipment to use if not breastfeeding.

After delivery, every mother will be recommended to breastfeed their baby from which many do not have a problem. However, many mothers have to go back to work, start running personal errands, and sometimes, they will find reason to travel. No matter the reason, your baby needs to feed and many mothers are forced to bottle feed. Because they stay want to have their babies feed on their milk, the preference of pumping is recommended as opposed to using formula especially if the baby is still very young.

Introducing a Bottle to your Baby

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This is the true story of one breastfeeding mum, who would prefer to remain anonymous. As you read this, please bear in mind that breastfeeding is not always as difficult as is presented here, but that if you are having any concerns about breastfeeding you should contact the people who know – breastfeeding counselors – as soon as possible. From my experience, and the experience of my friends, there is no question too silly or problem too big for them to listen to and talk through with you.

Having read about the benefits of breastfeeding, I decided, before my son was born, that I wanted to breastfeeding. After a difficult labor, ending in an emergency cesarean with complications for my baby I was determined to breastfeeding; feeling I had failed at childbirth, I was going to give my son the best start possible.

Although Samuel had his first feed on the trolley as we went from the recovery room to the observation ward, breastfeeding did not start well for us. I was more miserable than I had ever been before, abandoned in the dark as my partner was sent home (My cesarean was in the middle of the night), unable to move because I was terrified of disturbing the catheter or the drip, unable to see Samuel, although he was next to me, and, because I was in the …

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Babylin artificial baby insulin is the next best thing to baby’s own insulin. But baby’s little pancreas sometimes cannot produce enough insulin for his little body. That’s why we’ve developed Babylin. Doctors recommend Babylin is safe as an alternative or supplement for both diabetic babies and healthy babies. So if you’re not sure baby’s making enough insulin, you can be sure with Babylin. And when you fill out this coupon, we’ll send you a free car seat. It’s our way of saying we care.

Anyone who knows anything about the appropriate use of insulin and the dangers of giving insulin to a healthy person would be outraged at such an advertisement. If artificial insulin were injected into nondiabetic babies, they would go into insulin shock (severe hypoglycemia) and die. If you didn’t know anything about human biology (and why you would unless you had formal training in medicine or nursing) and didn’t know that a healthy pancreas makes insulin on supply and demand, you might be inclined to think that the Babylon product somehow improves on nature or is better for your child in some way. The pamphlet suggests that not by not giving supple-mental or artificial insulin, a mother puts her baby’s health at risk. If you were a mother living in the Third World, you might also be influenced to think that if “Babylin” is given to First …

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