Nursing bottles are marked with measurements, so it’s easy to know how much you’re feeding the kittens. Please note that some bottles use ml for measurement, some use cubic centimeters (cc). They are the same: 1 cc = 1 ml.
Convenience. With no last-minute runs to the store for more formula, breast milk is always fresh and available whether you're home or . And when women breastfeed, there's no need to wash bottles and nipples or warm up bottles in the middle of the night.
How to combine breastfeeding and bottle feeding
Formula that has been in the refrigerator must be warmed to just above room temperature. Place the bottle in a bowl of shallow water, then heat in the microwave for 10 seconds. Or you may place the bottle in a bowl of hot water for a few minutes. If mixing up fresh KMR powder formula, use warm water. Before feeding the kittens, always test the temperature of the formula by placing a few drops on your inner wrist to be sure it is not too hot. Always wash your hands well with soap and water before and after feeding the kittens. Bottles should be cleaned thoroughly before each use.
Was bottle feeding your first option for feeding your baby?
Puts a restraint on working moms
Sleep and rest deprived
Diet and medication intake from mother
Unable to measure amount
Privacy and modesty in public
Have to feed more often
Benefits to Bottle Feeding
Other family members can participate in feedings more regularly
Can measure how much infant ate
Disadvantage of Bottle Feeding
Mixing and refrigeration necessary
Allergies can develop
Iron can irritate GI
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Convenience. Either parent (or another caregiver) can feed the baby a bottle at any time (although this is also true for women who pump their breast milk). This allows mom to share the feeding duties and helps her partner to feel more involved in the crucial feeding process and the bonding that often comes with it.
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Flexibility. Once the bottles are made, a formula-feeding mother can leave her baby with a partner or caregiver and know that her little one's feedings are taken care of. There's no need to pump or to schedule work or other obligations and activities around the baby's feeding schedule. And formula-feeding moms don't need to find a private place to nurse in public.
Nursing can be a wonderful experience for both mother and baby
And it's important to always have the necessary supplies (like bottles and nipples) clean, easily accessible, and ready to go — otherwise, you will have a very hungry, very fussy baby to answer to. With 8-10 feedings in a 24-hour period, parents can quickly get overwhelmed if they're not prepared and organized.