Breastfeeding vs Formula

The social pressure on new mothers to breastfeed can, at times, be psychologically unhealthy.

Alexandra Sacks MD
Aug 15, 2018 · 5 min read

Whether it’s with breast milk, formula, or a combination of both, every mother and baby needs to figure out the feeding choices that work best for them.

The majority of women admit to me that, even when it works, breastfeeding is also really hard.

Of course, bottle-feeding is not without its challenges.

Food is often an emotionally charged topic in families, and how you feed your baby is not an exception.

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Alexandra Sacks MD

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Reproductive Psychiatrist / Parenting Contributor @NYTimes / Book Author “What No One Tells You” | Podcast Host @GimletMedia’s “Motherhood Sessions”