Many parents worry about transitioning their breastfed baby to a bottle, and back to the breast. It can be a difficult and stressful experience if we don't make the transition in the right way, to limit the impact of bottle feeding on breastfeeding. Firstly, it's important to consider why you're giving a bottle. If your baby is less than 6 weeks old and requiring supplementation due to feeding issues or slow weight gain, it is advisable to try other methods of supplementation which will help support baby's tongue function and breastfeeding skills. See our post here for a step by step guide to finger, cup and at breast supplementation.

Choosing a Bottle

When selecting a bottle for your breastfeed baby, there a few key things to be aware of.
To continue viewing...
You must sign up to view more content and gain full access to bloss!
Sign up today

Sign up today for unlimited access:

  • Book appointments
  • Expert advice & tips
  • Premium videos & audio
  • Curated parenting newsletters
  • Chat with your bloss community
  • Discounts & competitions
  • Special events