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    Alyssa Milano has a clear message for formula companies: "Stop undermining breastfeeding." Alyssa Milano has always been an activist. From advocating vegetarianism to being one of the most prominent voices for the "Me Too" movement, Milano is not afraid to use her fame to get things done. The...
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    As the world continues to move towards promoting breastfeeding in the best interest of newborns, the U.S. appears to be supporting infant formula manufactures instead. A New York Times article printed yesterday has breastfeeding advocates, as well as world leaders, up in arms about the tactics...
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    The scientific evidence supporting breastfeeding is indisputable. UNICEF and WHO is calling upon hospitals worldwide to implement a new ten-step breastfeeding initiative. In a joint press release between the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, the organizations issued a new ten-step...
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    A new study suggests that the consumption of soy-based formulas may cause reproductive changes in female infants, including advanced sexual maturity of their vaginal cells. Approximately 25% of formula-fed infants consume soy-based formula. Soy-based formulas have gained in popularity as an...
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    Exhausted new moms who are unsure of their breastfeeding ability may be offered formula for their infants in the hospital. A new study suggests this may not be a good thing. It wasn't too long ago that new moms were given a "goodie bag" filled with infant formula samples and coupons when they...
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    Thailand has some of the lowest breastfeeding statistics in the world. To increase breastfeeding, all formula advertisements will be banned. Breastfeeding statistics worldwide are lower than what experts want to see. Thailand's government wants to increase their breastfeeding rates, which is at...
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    As soon as I found out I was pregnant, I prepared myself for breastfeeding. I bought: feeding bras, sporty ones and sexy ones; nipple cream; fancy nursing pyjamas; breast pads; and a feeding pillow. I was ready. There was no question in my mind - I was going to breastfeed my baby. After all...
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