Artikel ni aku dapat time gathering hari tu.. (thanx to Dr. Balkees)
- The simple shape of a cup is easy to clean with soap and water
- Cups do not encourage left-overs to be carried around or stored
- Bottles and teats are difficult to clean and sterilise.
- Feeding bottles are a major cause of infant diarrhoea and other infections. Bottle encourage the unsafe storage of feeds, increasing the chances of bacterial contamination.
- a cup does not interfere with the way a baby attaches to and suckles at the breast.
- Bottle feeding teaches babies to suck in a way that makes them unwilling to BF
- the baby has to be awake and is held in a half-sitting position so it can sip the milk and rest in between sips
- premature babies are often tube-fed and must remain in hospital. If mothers are taught cup feeding, they can take their babies home sooner.
- the baby is constantly being watched
- sometimes, baby are propped up alone with their bottles. This can lead to choking.
- Although the baby feeds a his own pace, cup feeding does not take more time
- bottle feeding takes just as long
(article taken from International Baby Food Action Network)