Our opinion: in an ideal world, there would be one NATIONAL standard for newborn screenings–and that all 54 disorders would tested. Until then, optional newborn screening is a bargain for those of you living in states that only test for 28.
babies under six months don't need fluoride, babies over six months do.
Note: Take special note if you live on well water.
Ideally, introduce one bottle a day of expressed (pumped) breast milk at two to four weeks of age.
Note: This worked wonderfully for getting my baby to accept a bottle from a caregiver.
Keep the bottle more horizontal when you are feeding a breastfed baby. That way, the baby has to actively remove milk from the bottle, just like at the breast. Don't let him chug it or he may not want to work at the breast.
Note: also use a really slow flow nipple