Please Note: Breastfeeding baby until the age of 12 to 18 months is ideal choice; Babies should be bottle-fed only when breastfeeding is not an option.
Preparation of Cow's or Buffalo's Milk
Preparing milk for bottle feeding from Cow's or Buffalo's milk requires careful handling. All the equipments should be sterilized properly to avoid infections. Milk should be boiled for 10 minutes before cooling. Read on to know more.
What animal milk do
I use for bottle-feeding
You can use cow's milk, buffalo's
milk or commercial infant milk preparations. Cow's milk and buffalo's milk
should be boiled and given to the baby undiluted. In the case of buffalo
milk, you should allow it to cool after boiling and remove the cream before
giving it to the baby.
How do I prepare bottle
feeds if I am using cow or buffalo milk
The first thing to do is to keep
all the sterilized equipment - bottles, teats, bowls, spoons, etc., handy.
Wash your hands carefully with soap and water before handling the sterilized
equipment and milk. If you are using cow's milk or buffalo's milk, boil
it for ten minutes and then allow it to cool. In the case of buffalo's
milk, you should remove the cream that forms on the surface of the milk
on cooling. Do not dilute the milk by adding water. Add one teaspoon of
sugar for every 75 ml of milk before feeding the baby. Test the temperature
of the milk on the inside of your wrist before you begin feeding. It should
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