Health Ministry encourages breastfeeding

02.07.2012                      12.Tammus. 5772

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Health Ministry encourages breastfeeding

Newborns will not be fed baby formula in hospitals unless the mother specifically opposes breastfeeding.

Starting September 1, newborns will not be fed baby formula unless the mother specifically opposes breastfeeding after receiving an explanation of its many health benefits or if nursing the baby would constitute a medical danger, according to instructions issued on Sunday by Health Ministry medical administration director Prof. Arnon Afek….