Bottle feeding is regarded to be one of the best alternatives to breast feeding. Specially, the mothers having a few concerns regarding their health can switch over to bottle feeding without much hesitance. Although, it is being heard that there is no substitute to breast feeding, you can always bottle feed your child without worrying what other people have to say. In cases where mothers are particularly smokers, addicted to alcohol or drugs, then its better for them to bottle feed their child rather than breast feeding. The mothers going through such addictions can be unhealthy for their child in breast feeding them.
Breast feeding is also suggested to be prohibited among who are suffering with HIV positive or with some other serious illness like tuberculosis, anemia or kidney diseases. Moreover, the mothers under medications are also advised not to breast feed their baby. For such mothers suffering with some health related issues, bottle feeding becomes the best choice to choose from. Bottle feeding milk provides the essential minerals to the babies and the nutritional qualities are more or less similar to breast milk. The milk purposely for bottle feeding can be of cow's milk which can help in digestion process. So, if you have decided to go for bottle feeding then follow your instincts without giving much of a thought.