Free fatty acids created during the digestion of infant formula cause cellular death that may contribute to necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe intestinal condition that is often fatal and occurs most commonly in premature infants, according to a study by University of California, San Diego bioengineers.
Whose right – Piri, Dita de Boni, Kara, Docherty or the Herald Editorial? None of them. And let me say, straight up, I breastfed, because I wanted to, I could – and I KNEW what the medical literature said about breastmilk. Now, it says way more. Mammary glands are made to feed babies – with anything else, extra-curricula. The problem with saying that FORMULA feeding is a choice, is that actually, people who feed formula, aren’t given a choice.
If a baby is “allergic to dairy”, that doesn’t preclude breastfeeding, except for the mother who refuses to remove dairy in her diet. Furthermore, hypoallergenic formula doesn’t prevent or treat allergies. The issue isn’t about “breastfeeding nazis”, because in my seven years breastfeeding I only ever got rude stares in public even if people couldn’t see “anything”, and most mothers I know still get stick for breast feeding in public. Breastfeeders are the tiny minority in this country, which is why formula is seen as “normal”.
Serious? Delaying breast feeding that increases an infants immunity for vaccines that will destroy it? Who in their right mind would do that? LB Natural News Saturday, January 21, 2012 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer Remember when it was considered crazy talk to suggest that mainstream medicine viewed humanity as being born lacking in Continue Reading …
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American Academy of Neurology
By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today
Published: April 14, 2011
Reviewed by Michael J. Olek, DO; Director, Newport Doctors Multiple Sclerosis Clinic.
HONOLULU — For new mothers with multiple sclerosis (MS), exclusive breast feeding for several months after delivery appears to protect against relapses, a researcher reported here.