Baby formula is a non-trivial expense the first year of your kid’s life – it’s a $1,733.75 expense, by one calculation. That’s before you add up ancillary costs, like the expected increase in doctor’s visits that formula-fed babies are proven to incur. Another calculation found that the nation as a whole could save $13 billion a year in medical costs if all babies were breastfed. If you partner’s breastfeeding, maybe knowing how much she’s saving will make her nipples feel better.
How Much Money Can You Save Breastfeeding Instead Of Using Formula?
Published March 29, 2015.
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