Best Start: Formula vs. Breastfeeding

Posted on: 7:09 am, March 18, 2013, by , updated on: 12:51pm, March 18, 2013

A long debate between many new parents is whether or nor to breastfeed your child.  The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding instead of using formula.  According to womenshealth.gov, breast milk provides important nutrients and antibodies to protect your baby.  It is also easier to digets and reduces the risk of Type 1 diabetes.

Dr. Susan Averitt with Best Start Pediatrics in Fayetteville compares the two feeding methods in this Best Start segment.