Should we ignore dangerous breastfeeding advice?
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|Sat, 04-06-2013 - 10:45am|
On the Weston Price website, they state:
“…the diet of modern American women is so appalling, and their preparation for successful breastfeeding so lacking, that their breast milk provides no better nourishment for their infants than factory-made formula.”
They only cite a handful of studies that they feel supports their stance on this. They also talk negatively about the La Leche League.
One of their chapter leaders and board members, Sarah Pope, of The Healthy Home Economist, gave a presentation on breastfeeding:
“Is Breast Really Always Best?”
“Breastfeeding is critical for baby’s health, but only if the mother is eating a nutrient-dense diet. Learn how to eat for your baby’s optimal health, and what to do if you can’t breastfeed.”