Did you supplement with formula?

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Did you supplement with formula?
Tue, 05-14-2013 - 3:03pm

A new study found that using a little supplementaion for the first few days until your milk supply comes in actually helps with breastfeeding: 

"Many mothers develop concerns about their milk supply, which is the most common reason they stop breast-feeding in the first three months," study author Dr. Valerie Flaherman, an assistant professor of pediatrics and epidemiology and biostatistics, said in a university news release.

"But this study suggests that giving those babies a little early formula may ease those concerns and enable them to feel confident continuing to breast-feed," added Flaherman, who also is a pediatrician at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.

Read more: http://www.ivillage.com/little-formula-might-help-breast-feeding-some-babies/6-a-535973

What do you think about this change?