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Responsive Bottle Feeding

How you bottle feed is more important than the bottle you use. You should notice a rhythm – suck, swallow, breathe. Pace them by either tilting or removing the nipple every 8-10 sucks.

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Pumping

Each unique milk supply requires a certain number of breast stimulations (nursing or pumping) per 24 hours to maintain a steady volume of output, often working on a 3-5 day lag from the stimulation message it receives.

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Weaning

The thing about lactating is that once you get it started you can almost never “just stop.” Stopping the biological process takes days or weeks. That realization can be really scary. It can feel like you are trapped. It is important for you to know that choosing to stop breastfeeding is always an option.

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The Breastfeeding Rules

Feed the baby by nursing or bottle eight times a day. Stimulate your breasts eight times a day. Feed the baby, protect the supply and seek help to achieve your breastfeeding goals

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