Health: Infant, Dr. Browns

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Formula Feeding My Baby, HELP!

We are expecting our first baby very soon, and I am in need of help in figuring out the whole formula/bottle thing. I had breast surgery five years ago, and won't be able to breastfeed. Any help on what I need, won't need, and/or tricks of the trade. Also any type of formula that work well for you. Its all a bit overwhelming so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much in advance!

Childhood Illnesses

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What Do You Think About Negative Press over Plastic Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups?

I just wanted to get some other moms opinions on the articles I have read about plastic bottles and sippys. Studies have shown that bottles and sippys made out of polycarbonate can leach out a harmful chemical called bisphenol-A into the milk. I am not sure if this is only if the bottle or cup is heated or if it does it all the time. They say sterilizing them can also break the plastic down. I have always used Dr. Browns for my baby and she will only drink her formula heated. I don't put it in the microwave I just sit in a cup of hot...


Hungry 3 Month Old

I have a son who turned 3 months old last week. He was doing really well,...


Revise My Dilemma

I would like to be more specific with the problems I'm having with my 3...


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Dr. Browns Bottles

Hello, my son is 5 months old and I feed him with Dr. Browns bottles. He tries to hold the bottle but his muscles are not strong enough yet. My question is, when my son is strong enough to hold a bottle would you recommend him using Dr. Browns or should I change to a shorter/fatter bottle (such as Avent) that may be easier to hold? He was very gassy and had problems digesting but he is doing great now. I prefer not to buy new bottles but Dr. Browns seem difficult for an infant to hold. Has anyone had experience with Dr. Browns?