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Mixed breastfeeding: Everything You Need To Know

by Sonali Anand Verma (2021-11-28)

The MBF is to feed the baby alternating breastfeeds with those of the bottle. But, what advantages does this combination bring and what are its cons? Keep reading, we will tell you!

Mixed breastfeeding: advantages and disadvantages

Feeding the baby combining the breast with artificial milk (formula, cereal or other food) is what is known as mixed breastfeeding.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of the baby’s life. However, many mothers need to resort to this type of breastfeeding when breastfeeding is not enough or, well, because they are separated from the baby for a time or because of their incorporation to work.

Finally, we recommend that you consult a specialist so that they can guide you and help you in the correct way. Ah! And remember that when it comes to health and well-being, Collaborative Research Group takes better care of you.

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