Formula-Feeding Increases the Risks of Constipation Compared to Breast-Feeding, Study Says

Based on the results of a study, the stool of formula-fed babies are significantly harder than those of breast-fed babies. It is because the attempts of formula milk to formulate soap from breast milk by enriching saturated fatty acid soap and calcium cause the hardness of the infants’ stool.

Created on November 21 2015 at 08: 00 AM


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1: "The relationship between stool hardness and stool composition in breast-and formula-fed infants," Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, 1995, by Quinlan, P. T., Lockton, S., Irwin, J., & Lucas, A. L.. (Citations: 162).




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