• Babies and Toddlers
    Formula
    Preparing and Handling Infant Formula
    Preparing and Handling Infant Formula Babies have delicate systems that are in a state of flux. That's why you should minimize the potential for troublesome germs when preparing baby's formula. When preparing to feed baby any type of formula, be...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Formula
    Formula Feeding
    Formula Feeding Many babies in the United States receive nourishment by way of infant formula, either in place of breast milk or in addition to it. Formula provides a certain element of freedom for parents and other caregivers, particularly becau...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Breastfeeding Challenges
    When Supplementation of a Breastfed Newborn Is Medically Necessary
    When Supplementation of a Breastfed Newborn Is Medically Necessary Sometimes, parents who are highly motivated to breastfeed will become alarmed when their baby's doctor prescribes formula supplement. They wrongly fear that their chances of breas...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Formula
    Can an Infant Be Given a Variety of Formulas?
    There is no medical reason why a healthy infant cannot take a variety of infant formulas, but there are a few issues to consider. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Formula
    Transitioning from Breast Milk to Formula
    Although the transition from breast to formula can be done abruptly, many mothers transition more slowly over time. It is very important to be flexible. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Formula
    Son Prefers Formula to Cow's Milk
    Read some suggestions for getting an 18-month-old off the bottle and formula, and onto cow's milk. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Formula
    How Much Milk Is Enough?
    Each infant is unique, so I never recommend a minimum amount of milk. ...