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Corn Syrup

My partner is British and we live in the US. My in-laws paid for us to fly over to visit so they can see their grandchild, and so I had the chance to check out UK formula. While I don’t think … Continue reading

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WE DO NOT NEED THIS MUCH SUGAR

(this is a rant. I haven’t properly ranted on this blog, but this one is. Just as a warning for anyone who doesn’t want to see it, it’s behind the cut for a reason. I think I managed not to … Continue reading

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Donor Milk and Food Allergies

One of the things that many anti-formula people say is that if you can’t breastfeed yourself, you should use donor milk. Whether this should be from milk banks or informal milksharing is up to debate. Milk banks aren’t really an … Continue reading

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I Support Formula, Not Companies

There are a lot of ways that formula could be improved, there’s things that formula companies do that I disagree with, but I always get nervous talking about these things in public spaces. I don’t want to be faced with … Continue reading

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Even if Breast isn’t Best, it still deserves support

A while ago, a study came out showing no real significant long term benefit to breastfeeding, prompting a firestorm of debate. I saw a few people vehemently insist that the benefits of breastfeeding are not overstated- not because of evidence to back … Continue reading

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A Quick, Boiled Bottle

I see a lot of formula feeders who are overwhelmed and at a loss for how to do it properly. A big one is boiling the water- you’re supposed to boil the water, add formula to the boiling water, killing … Continue reading

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Why do I need to boil the water?

One thing that will always bother me is that there’s not much information for bottle/formula feeders, at least in my area. Despite having had a bilateral mastectomy, which virtually guarantees that I will not be able to produce a full … Continue reading

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