FAQs

Infant Feeding Options

How should I feed my baby?
Is it okay to supplement my breast milk with infant formula?
Should I try to obtain donor breast milk for my baby since I am not breastfeeding?
Where should I purchase infant formula?
Is it okay to add cereal to my baby's bottle?
Should I stop breastfeeding or feeding infant formula when my baby starts eating solid foods?
Should I feed cow’s milk to my baby?
Is homemade infant formula safe to feed my baby?

Types of Infant Formula

What are the different types of infant formula?
My baby is allergic to cow’s milk. Are there infant formulas that contain other types of protein?

Infant Formula Composition

What nutrients are present in infant formula and why are they included?
Does infant formula contain fluoride?

Bottle Preparation, Storage and Handling

Should I use boiling water when preparing powdered infant formula?
Should I use infant formula after its expiration date?
How long is stored breast milk safe to feed?
How long is prepared infant formula safe to feed?
Is it okay to freeze prepared infant formula?
Can formula be reheated? Is it OK to feed my baby an unfinished bottle of breast milk or infant formula from a previous feeding?
Should I warm my baby’s infant formula or breast milk in the microwave?