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Advantages and disadvantages of bucket lining
The cup feed is an option to the bottled feed if a baby cannot hold on to the chest and needs some baby food. Can also be used to supplement a baby that does not get enough breastmilk, or for a baby that is away from its mom for a while.
A good alternate to using a vacuum flask is thought to be a good one, as it prevents a baby from being disturbed by the various suction operations necessary in an imitation flask fitting (nipple confusion). There are however both drawbacks and benefits to bucket loading. Here we discuss the benefits and drawbacks of tumbler-feeding and how to start a newborn.
The long life bucket feeder can attenuate the suction response or provide a preferred suction beaker. The best way to demonstrate how to bottle food is to have a demo from your doctor, if possible. The baby must be conscious and attentive and in an erect posture. Don't ever give a sleeping baby or a baby that lies down a mug, and never put baby food in its mouths.
They can also buy small special designed mugs that can be easily formed during animal nutrition. If necessary, belch the baby during the feeding. The following brief Global Health Media video clips a preterm baby fed on mugs. Note how the baby's tongues expand to lick the baby's breast milk.
Note in this video how the mother reacts to the baby's speed - taking several breaks during cups. Properly used, tumbler feeding can be a useful way to give a newborn extra baby formula for short-term nutrition. Additional dietary supplement choices are the use of an additional chest care system or a flask of our advice to minimize irritation of the nipples.
Contact your IBCLC consultation or physician to help you determine which is the best choice for you and your baby.