Asking switch breastmilk to formula milk

Socheata - posted on 01/06/2016 ( 2 moms have responded )

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I want to switch breastmilk to formula milk? Please help me what should I do?

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Sapana - posted on 06/29/2016

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How old is your baby? I personally think exclusive breastfeeding till age 6 months and then continued breastfeeding for next 1.5 yrs. That not only helps baby but also mother.
But if you really need to switch (and nothing really is wrong with that as its a personal choice). then you will have focus on Taste!!
The main issue with breastfed babies is they dont like anything but breastmilk. So you may want to try mixing formula with expressed breastmilk. Feed it with bottle/ spoon to baby and see her/his reaction. If accepted by baby then try increasing the portion of formula over breast milk so e.g. ratio F Vs BM 20:80, 40:60, 50:50, 60:40, 80:20....
Babies are very smart when it comes to their favorite food so go slowly.

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