Can Children Over 2 Years Consume Breast Milk?
I want to ask, can 2 years old children drink ASIp? r n My first child is 2 years 5 months, and my second child is 1 month old, my second child cannot drink milk through a bottle but breast milk has been pumped to be disposed of, is it not what “if I love breastfeeding that I already gave to my first child?
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Many breastfeeding mothers who express milk to be given to babies through other media for various purposes, such as:
In order to be able to breastfeed the baby when not at home, for example to work. To be able to breastfeed the baby when experiencing health problems, for example due to mastitis or other illness good suction (for example babies born prematurely or with LBW), etc. However, in fact, often not all babies are immediately adept at breastfeeding using a pacifier. Therefore, pacifiers are not recommended for use in breastfeeding. It's better if you use other media, for example cup feeders, spoons, or pipettes. With this media, the risk of baby having confused nipples will be smaller, so that the baby will gradually be able to suckle. Of course, this cannot be forced on short notice. However, with patience and patience, most babies will be able to adapt.
No problem for you if you want to give milk that you already milked to your other children who are 2 years old. WHO itself, recommends breastfeeding to be continued until the baby is 2 years old or older. Breastfeeding a baby to a more mature baby will not necessarily have a negative impact on his health, provided:
You store the breast milk with the right media and storage method so that the nutritional value is maintained. You will still balance the breastfeeding by giving water and foods that are rich in nutrients. That's all our explanation. Can still have problems related to the process of breastfeeding a baby, do not hesitate to consult directly with a doctor or lactation consultant doctor huh ..
I hope this helps.