Hi, My son is now 7 months old. Till 4 months he took mother feeding. But after giving ragi porridge ..he is totally refusing my milk. Formula feed is allergy to him. i would like to feed him. shall I use manual breast pump as he like bottle feed. as he don't drink for past two months my milk s totally reduced. what can I do to make him latch ?

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for any other food, you should have waited till 6 months. You should maximum offer him three solid feeds and keep enough gap between his feeds, so that the child takes milk feed too. You should also avoid giving top feed with bottle as it creates nipple confusion. This could also be the reason, your child is refusing your feed. You should use sipper or spoon to give top feed.

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