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Old 02-09-2013, 12:19 PM   #429
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Re: Deciding not to breast feed in advancei

Originally Posted by kattayanna_mom View Post
Either by nursing themselves, using a wet nurse, donated milk ,etc before formula.
No way would I choose a wet nurse or donated milk before formula. Breast milk is just not that much better. Not unless there is a rare medical issue.

Again, look at a class of Kindergarteners and try to pick out which was breastfed. You can't. It doesn't make that much difference.

I breastfed both kids, 6 months for one and 1 year for the other. But people go way over the top with imagining how horrible formula is in comparison.

And its "intended purpose" is whatever the mother decides it is. Not necessarily emergencies only.
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