Formula discussions get a lot of people riled up, but the conversation is necessary and, even more importantly, having the correct information is vital for you to make feeding decisions for your family. And there are some serious myths floating around out there. This week we’re talking about some popular myths regarding formula on the Badass Breastfeeding Podcast! 

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Things we talked about:

We didn’t plan the formula recall.  We promise. [2:45]

Informed decision [5:09]

The blog post in Fatherly [6:50]

Nutrients [12:50]

Ease of formula feeding over breastfeeding [23:25]

Is formula poison? (and how we feel about anyone calling it that) [32:13]

Can you breastfeed and formula feed? [34:00]

Formula and sleep.  Do babies sleep better when they are formula fed? [35:30]

Should there be a part 2? [42:11]


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