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Is milk powder safe for an infant?

Hi. I have been bresdfeeding my son and have started formula milk after 5.5 months as he needs extra nutrition now. I also give packet foods, can u Plz tell me the side effects of powder milk as my and my husband both are doctors and my husband says milk powder has radiation in it so not to give it to baby Thanks
Tue, 27 Nov 2018
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Hello,

Do not give milk powder to infants as it might cause bowel disturbances and indigestion.

You can give formula feeds like nanpro or similac.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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