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Why we shouldn't demonize formula feeding

By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing Breast is best ó we pediatricians say this all the time, because itís true. Breast milk was uniquely designed for human babies, and many studies have shown its health benefits. In our quest to increase breastfeeding rates here in the US, which are not as high as we want them to be, we encourage new mothers not to use any formula. Hospitals are encouraged not…

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