Debate: Infant Formula = Industrial Milk?
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|Fri, 03-25-2011 - 7:18pm|
What do you think of this alternative term for infant formula: industrial milk? Is it a fair alternative term - or would some see it as derogatory?
I found it on the Breastfeeding Older Children FB page: [courtesy of my French publisher - also a sustained-breastfeeding mama!]
Looking it up online:
Feeding is typically done by breastfeeding, or bottle feeding with expressed breast-milk or with a special, heavily processed industrial milk product, "infant formula". [ http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Baby_care_and_evolution ]
Most studies agree on the protective effect of breast feeding for at least 3 to 4 months, compared with industrial milk products... If the infant is fed on industrial milk [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15984301 ]