Many of our own mums claim that you should immediately get your baby on a schedule, while others explain that baby will let us know when he is hungry. While there hasn’t been a solid conclusion to either feeding your baby on demand or on a schedule, there are plenty of advocates for both methods. Some women even employ a little bit of both, but a new study found when a baby eats can be as important as what he eats when it comes to IQ. (more…)
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Researchers and health experts agree, breast is best when it comes to infant feeding. However, many women cannot or do no breastfeed for a range of personal reasons. Many babies, even if breastfed, do receive infant formula during their first year of life once breastfeeding has ended. A recent study found, however, that many bottle feeding mothers are being neglected.
It is recommended by experts across the globe to hold off on starting an infant on solids until at least 4 to 6 months of age; with some experts claiming no sooner than 6 months. Ideally, an infant should be exclusively breastfed for the 6 months of life, but statistically many women to not reach that goal. Does the type of infant feeding method dictate how soon a baby is started on solid foods? A new study attempts to find the answer to that very question.