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The breastfeeding or bottle feeding debate

Go to http://www.4woman.gov/.

Click on National Breastfeeding Campaign to read about the campaign.

Choose Coping with Breastfeeding Challenges.
Also read about Infant Formula and Q&A about breastfeeding.

Whether you are male or female breastfeeding is decision that should be well thought out and discusses with a healthcare provider. If you are a female, would you choose breastfeeding or bottle feeding for your newborn? Support your answer with specific reasons as to why or why not. If you a male, would you encourage a female in your life to breastfeed or bottle feed a newborn? Support your answer with specific reasons as to why or why not.

Other information sites:

http://www.eatright.org/

http://www.health.nih.gov/

http://www.usda.gov/cnpp

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The choice of breastfeeding or formula feeding is not just personal but trendy, too. At the turn of the century, when the suffragettes and woman's movement was prominent, it became popular to bottle feed infants. Also, in the 50s and '60s the military pushed bottle feeding. Then research found that in fact, what was done for centuries, breastfeeding, was a good thing after all. The ...

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