Introducing Formula
Q: I've decided to nurse and give my baby formula. What's the best way to introduce formula so that my milk supply doesn't diminish too much?

A: Before introducing formula, it is best to establish exclusive breastfeeding as long as possible. Once you have decided to use formula, introduce it slowly by offering one to two feedings a day. Remember that your breastmilk production is based on the law of supply and demand. The more you breastfeed, the more milk you will produce. If you offer more feedings by bottle and less nursing, your milk production will decrease.