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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007

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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
Textbook Problem

What is a disadvantage of feeding a larger volume of formula or breast milk than recommended? ____________ (short answer)

Summary Introduction

To discuss: The disadvantage of feeding a larger volume of formula or breast milk than recommended.

Introduction: Nutrition is an important necessity for healthy and proper growth of a newborn baby. Breastmilk or formula milk is an important source of these nutrients. Therefore, it is necessary to feed a baby with adequate amount of milk. However, under feeding or overfeeding can both have serious consequences to the overall health of the child.

Explanation

Disadvantages of feeding a larger volume of formula or breast milk than recommended includes as follows:

  • Since the digestive system of infants is not properly developed, distress of the gastrointestinal tract might occur because of inability to digest large volume of milk properly.
  • Gastroesophageal reflux as the stomach of a new born infant is small it can result in the refl...

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