Conscious Parenting Guide www.consciousparentingguide.com 


From Dr. Jack Newman's  GUIDE TO BREASTFEEDING

by Dr. Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman  page

Copyright © 2000, 2003 by Dr. Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman

Harper Collins Publishers Ltd. 2 Bloor St. East, 20th floor, TO M4W 1A8 www.harpercollins.ca


See also Newman Breastfeeding Clinic www.nbci.ca


WHY BREASTFEEDING IS IMPORTANT

"The risks to feeding a baby with anything other than the milk nature designed for him are real, and are a concern even in societies where medical care and treatment for the problems caused by these formulas are readily available. In some parts of the world, the use of breast milk substitutes means many babies will probably not survive. While the vast majority of bottle-fed babies in North America will survive, that doesn't mean the health problems and risks are not real and potentially serious both for the individuals affected and the larger society that must help to care for them."[...]

 

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