Infant feeding
Do’s & Don’ts

Nursing Bottle Caries

Bottle Feeding- When & How

Exclusive Breast Feeding is Mandatory during the first six months of life

As much as possible bottle feeding should be avoided. In unavoidable circumstances (lack of mother feed) bottle feeding can be practised with following precautions.

1. Avoid bottle feeding to stop the baby from crying

2. Never let the child sleep with the bottle.

3. Clean the teeth/gums with clean cloth or gauze after every feed.

4.bottle feeding can be a cause for severe diarrhoea. paladai can be a better alternative to bottle feeding

Its always better NOT to introduce the bottle to a child. once the child becomes used to bottle feeding it will be difficult to break the habit.

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