What’s wrong with those formula “gift” bags?

August 01, 2012

Were you given a formula “gift” bag as you left the hospital with your new baby?  Maybe by your pediatrician or even at an ultrasound clinic?

If so, you’ll want to listen to this podcast interview with Marsha Walker, IBCLC.  An expert on formula company marketing, Marsha explains why these bags harm breastfeeding, why they’re so important to formula companies, what hospitals are starting to do about them, and how you can get involved.

You can listen to the interview using the player below!



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