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What is the proper way to bottle-feed?

Sarine Salama
Sarine Salama on behalf of MDLIVE
Psychology Specialist
Prop the baby in a semi upright position, cradled in your arms. Hold the bottle at a slight angle and make sure that the nipple is completly filled with milk to decrease the amount of air the baby is intaking, thus decreasing gassy tummies!

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