Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Breast feeding babies

My daughter and her husband recently had their first baby. My daughter and her husband are both education fanatics. One of the first things she researched was breast feeding babies. My daughter has always been flat busted. During her pregnancy she did get bigger, but she was concerned that she would not be a candidate for breast feeding babies. Unfortunately the nurse that was on duty when she gave birth was a strong advocate for breast feeding babies. After several minutes of both baby and mom being frustrated she would present him with a bottle of formula and he would hungrily eat. The baby woke up for a feeding while my daughter was sleeping. I suggested to my daughter that she feed him part of the bottle to satisfy his hunger and then breast feed him. Read also: acid reflux in infants and Baby Afternoon sleep