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We are here to answer all of your formula feeding questions. We are experts regarding the topic and ready to share our knowledge with you in a bias-free, judgement-free, caring, supportive, and helpful way.

These are just some of the very common formula feeding questions that we answer regularly:

  • How much formula should I be feeding my baby? My doctor/mother-in-law/stranger at Target says it’s too much…
  • How often should I be feeding?
  • How often should I burp?
  • I can’t get my baby to finish a feeding, or he always falls asleep while feeding, which makes him want to feed more frequently and nap very little. What can I do?
  • My baby chokes and spits his milk during feedings. How do I fix this?
  • Does the formula have to be fed warm?
  • How do I safely prepare formula?
  • For how long can I store prepared formula?
  • My baby eats very little all day, but stays up all night to eat. How do I reverse this?
  • Do I have to feed on demand if I’m formula feeding? Or can I schedule feeds?
  • What is a proper feeding schedule for my baby?
  • What is the best feeding position for my baby?
  • What formula is right for my baby?
  • What bottle is right for my baby? When should I be using a breast-friendly bottle and what are some brands?
  • Do anti-gas, or anti-spit up, bottles really work? Which ones are best?
  • How many different formulas are there? What makes them unique?
  • Is generic formula just as good?
  • I receive WIC, so I don’t have as many formulas to choose from. Can you still help me?
  • We’ve switched formulas so many times already, but my baby still isn’t content. What can I do now?
  • My doctor is recommending an expensive hypoallergenic formula, but are there alternatives?
  • Can formula feeding be more affordable?
  • Do I have to sterilize bottles and nipples every time I feed?
  • Do I have to use bottled water, or purified water, to prepare bottles?
  • My baby will only take ready-to-feed formula, but I can’t continue to afford it. What can I do?
  • My baby is fussy after every feeding. How can I fix that?
  • My baby spits up his formula after most feedings, does he have reflux?
  • How can I alter feedings to help his reflux?
  • I’m not producing enough breast milk, but I really want to continue breast feeding. Can I supplement with formula while preserving breast feeding?
  • What are the best formula supplementation techniques (for those who want to breast feed too)?
  • Can I breast feed all day and formula feed at night? Or vice versa?
  • My baby is not gaining weight, how can formula help us?
  • I want to exclusively formula feed from birth, but I’m worried about how the hospital might treat my decision. What can I do?
  • I’m facing immense pressure from friends and family to breast feed, but formula feeding is better for my family. What can I do?
  • I have heard that formula is bad for babies and causes everything from SIDS to diabetes. Is this true?

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