Bottle feeding. Is it easier than breastfeeding?
Do you feel like your baby prefers the bottle because it’s easier?
Science tells us otherwise. Listen up for more info on why.
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Things we talked about:
Oklahoma Breastfeeding Hotline [2:00]
Is bottle feeding easier than breastfeeding? [4:40]
Suck reflex [6:40]
Muscles used for breastfeeding [8:10]
Interrupted breathing with bottles [20:25]
Vacuum with feeds and how this applies. Is this nipple confusion? [20:50]
Paced feeds [22:30]
Does bottle feeding burns less calories? [23:50]
Preterm infants [24:05]
Is bottle feeding easier as a parent? [29:59]
Going back and forth – some babies struggle with this [35:00]
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Links to information we discussed or episodes you should check out!
link to the Oklahoma hotline
blog with more research about bottle feeding and breastfeeding
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