keep up the good work mama!
|Relatively small amounts of formula supplementation of breastfed infants (one supplement per 24 hours) will result in shifts from a breastfed to a formula-fed gut flora pattern.|
Originally Posted by bri276
by that train of thought, any baby who has ever had even one sip of anything other than breastmilk might as well just forget the whole thing.
|1. why does he have high caloric needs? what do you mean by he "doesn't grow" on breastmilk alone? can he tolerate higher volumes of pure breastmilk vs. mixed with powder?|
|2. do you make less than enough, more than enough, or just enough? . . .If you could let the milk sit in the fridge and skim the cream off the top and add that instead of powder, it would increase the caloric value.|
|keep up the pumping. and if you haven't already joined this group, I really highly recommend it, it's saved my sanity a few times.|
Originally Posted by alegna
you're doing it because you're a SUPER MAMA!