Breastfeeding vs. Bottle Feeding

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The Author of ‘Bottled Up’ discusses the controversial debate over breastfeeding versus bottle feeding. Suzanne Barston is author of  Bottled Up: How the Way We Feed Babies Has Come to Define Motherhood, and creator of the Fearless Formula Feeder website.

Suzanne Barston answers:
Why some women choose not to breastfeed and why others can’t
Why one size fits all doesn’t apply when feeding your baby
Why breast feeding has become the morally superior choice
How the “baby friendly”, pro-breastfeeding hospital initiatives (quite common in Los Angeles) are not very “friendly” at all, and need to be adjusted to become “FAMILY-friendly”
Why formula feeding is the better, or in some cases, the only option for some women
The real scientific information behind formula feeding
Solutions for woman who bottle feed and what the medical community and society needs to do to support mothers who cannot or do not choose to breast feed


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