Formula helps with Breast-feeding Rates

Photo Jason Carter

Photo Jason Carter

NYC hospitals locking away formula to encourage mothers to try breast-feeding first may not be a good idea after all. According to a new study, giving small amounts of infant formula to babies, who have lost a lot of weight, during the first few days may lead to an increase in breast-feeding duration.

The study was released online in Pediatrics on May 13. Read more at


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