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Water and fuel needs: Breastfeeding is Environmental Friendly

Author: BPNI
Resource type: Field tool

BPNI = Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India.

June 2007 based on World Breastfeeding Week 2007 folder of material

Includes info on how much water a 3 month old baby needs to make up formula and additional amounts needed to sterlise etc.:

A 3 month old bottle-fed baby needs a litre of water per day to mix with the formula powder. Another two litres are needed to sterilize the bottles and teats. If the water is boiled over a wood fire, more than 73 kg of wood are needed to prepare a year's feeds.

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