But getting the baby to take a bottle surely won't hurt

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Can giving a breastfed baby a bottle do any harm?

But getting the baby to take a bottle surely won't hurt

The occasional bottle, when breastfeeding is going well, will not hurt. But if the baby is getting several bottles a day, on a regular basis, and, your milk supply decreases because the baby is nursing less, it is quite possible that the baby will start refusing the breast, even if he is older than 6 months of age.

   

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