Monday, 2 June 2014

Alternative to Bottles

Alternative to Bottles

When it is necessary to breastfeed a baby and mommy is not available, using an artificial nipple is likely to lead to nipple confusion. The sucking motion which baby learns from the rubber nipple is not the same at the breast, and baby quickly becomes frustrated and confused.

There are a few alternatives and this picture shows one of methods- Finger feeding, using a Ryles tube and a syringe.

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