Re: other mothers milk or formula?
In general, mother's milk is infinitely better for infants than formula. This is speaking for the general population, however, not necessarily in your situation.
Some mothers ask that the mother who is donating her milk to have medical tests done to show that there is nothing bad in her system.
You'll want to do what is right for *your* family, not what has worked for others. How do you feel about working to increase your supply, so that you can continue to provide your own milk to your son? There are many ways to increase your supply - get a better pump (rent one for a month or so?), pump more often, pump for longer periods, nurse more often when you are with baby, herbs that sometimes help with milk supply, even some prescription medications that have a side effect of increasing supply for some women. There are many things you can try to increase your supply. Read here for more info: http://www.lalecheleague.org/NB/NBmilksupplyissues.html
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