Infant formula - Truth in Advertising

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Registered: 10-01-2010
Infant formula - Truth in Advertising
Fri, 04-27-2012 - 1:25pm


Sorry, I can't copy all of it, but here are some points:

This product is NOT breastmilk. This product is infant formula, an inferior substitute for breastmilk.

Warning: The use of this product (and any other baby-milk substitute) in leiu of breasfeeding may increase the rise of cancer in both mother and infant. Also other preventable problems are more likely to occur and are more likely to be serious if an infant is fed infant formula instead of breastmilk.

Price: Free (Available by prescription only)

WHO recommendations indicate that the marketing of artifical baby milks is against what is healthy for human beings, because advertising of artifical baby milks increases the subsequent consumption of these inferior substitutes by babies at the expense of their mother's lactation (and subsequently at the expense of both mother and baby health.)

Click to see this formula label full-size and read it all: