Baby Formula or Breast Milk

Baby Formula or Breast Milk.

Breast milk or mother’s milk is milk produced by mammary glands, located in the breast of a human female.

Breast milk is the primary source of nutrition for newborns, containing fat, protein, carbohydrates (lactose and human milk oligosaccharides), and variable minerals and vitamins.

Breast milk also contains factors that are important for implications protecting the infant against infection and inflammation, whilst also contributing to the healthy development of the immune system and gut microbiome.

Baby Formula legal issues.

Most Newborn Parents are unaware of is legal issues with company’s that produced Baby Formula. The facts should encourage Parents to consider breast milk over formula. Breastfeeding may appear for new parents a complicated undertaking. Boston Newborn Care has provided help for Parents in determining the correct approach for their Newborns’ care and safety.

Abbott Laboratories, the maker of Similac, and Mead Johnson and Company, the company behind Enfamil, are currently being sued by parents whose children developed health issues after ingesting their baby formula products.

Baby Formula or Breast Milk

Breastfeeding has a number of benefits to both mother and baby, which infant formula lacks. Increased breastfeeding to near-universal levels in low and medium-income countries could prevent approximately 820,000 deaths of children under the age of five annually.

Breastfeeding decreases the risk of respiratory tract infections, ear infections, and diarrhea for the baby, both in developing and developed countries.

Breastfeeding also decreases the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) compared to formula-fed infants.

Baby Formula or Breast Milk

In 1974, a report entitled The Baby Killer accused Nestlé of causing illness and infant deaths in poor communities in third world countries by promoting their infant formula products at the expense of breastfeeding.

The report sparked an outrage that led to an international boycott in 1977, which continues today. The persistence of Nestlé’s aggressive marketing practices illustrates several issues in professionalism, including diffusion of responsibility, conformity bias, lack of accountability, and unintended consequences.

Exclusive breastfeeding for optimal growth, development and health of infants

Please consider reading this article about Breast Milk for infants over Formula.

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