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    Default Re: to supplement or not?

    I would not offer formula if she is eating high quality natural foods for her solid foods. Why offer a highly processed food (formula) if you don't have too?

    The biting makes me wonder if she is teething and having a tough time with whatever tooth is trying to come in.
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    Default Re: to supplement or not?

    I would also add that two friends of mine were breastfeeding. Both used formula to supplement and both babies refused the breast at around 6 months and they had to resort to full time formula in the end. Both were devastated and one still talks about how it offends her every time she offers a bottle. I think formula could be the end of the nursing relationship and agree with pps suggestions to help you through this phase which I am sure it is. My lo goes through times when food is of little interest and breast milk is high on the agenda and then the other way round - although she is still fortunately quite a guzzler.

    I really feel for you


    I am Sarah, mum to Daisy 21/02/09

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    Default Re: to supplement or not?

    Quote Originally Posted by @llli*daisysmum View Post
    I would also add that two friends of mine were breastfeeding. Both used formula to supplement and both babies refused the breast at around 6 months and they had to resort to full time formula in the end.
    I think that would be highly unlikely in an 11 mo old.
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    Default Re: to supplement or not?

    oops 'baby brain' alert here...! Thought I read that your lo was 7 month old.

    Still, lots of and as I have no more to offer than that.


    I am Sarah, mum to Daisy 21/02/09

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