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Pregnancy and Newborns   - Feeding Your Baby

Feeding Your Baby

Feeding Your Baby

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  • Breastfeeding Quiz

    Take the Breastfeeding Quiz Breastfeeding offers a range of benefits for your and your child. Do you know what they are? 1. Breastfed children are less likely to have: You didn't answer this question...

Fast Facts
If you cannot breast-feed your child because of a health condition or other circumstances, you will need to give your baby infant formula. Formula contains the necessary nutrients for good health, and should be the main source of nutrition if your child is younger than 1 year, says the American Academy of Family Physicians . Use a reputable formula brand approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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  • Bottle-Feeding

    Bottle-Feeding Health considerations when bottle-feeding If you decide not to breastfeed, or are unable to breastfeed, commercial iron-fortified formulas can provide adequate nutrition for your infan...

  • Infant Nutrition

    Infant Nutrition Choosing how to feed your baby is an important decision that has life-long effects for your baby and for you. What you have seen and learned about infant feeding from your family, fr...

  • Feeding Guide for the First Year

    Feeding Guide for the First Year Making appropriate food choices for your baby during the first year of life is very important. More growth occurs during the first year than at any other time in your...