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    United States Government Accountability Office GAO R eport to Congressional Addressees February 2006 BREASTFEEDING Some Strategies Used to Market Infant Formula May Discourage Breastfeeding; State Contracts Should Better Protect against Misuse of WIC Name GAO-06-282 Contents Letter 1 Appendix I Briefing Slides Appendix II Advertising Data 36 Appendix III Literature Review 37 Appendix IV Studies in Literature Review 39 6 Abbreviations

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    The article entitled “Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk” was published on February 2nd‚ 2012 in Pediatrics: Official Journal of the Academy of Pediatrics. The article is accredited through the American Academy of Pediatrics‚ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality‚ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‚ and other prestigious organizations. This article covers the viewpoints of major healthcare organizations and advisors about the pros and cons of breastfeeding. It is clearly demonstrated

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    Breastfeeding Bottle vs breastfeeding. As a nurse‚ I will tell the young mother that breastfeeding is always better than bottle feeding. As a new parent‚ it is her responsibility to make sure her baby will get off to a good nutritional start. Breastfeeding does have its’ benefits. There is no doubt that breastfeeding contains all the nutrients your baby needs for proper growth and development. Studies prove that breast milk provides optimal health benefits for your newborn. Mother ’s milk

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    American women are breastfeeding their babies‚ according to a study released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). From 2000 to 2008‚ the percentage of new mothers who breastfed their newborns rose from 70.3 percent to 74.6 percent. Although that’s only a 4.2 increase‚ it’s still a good sign. Also encouraging is the 9.9 percent rise in the number of American women who were breastfeeding at six months and the 7.4 percent rise in the number of who were breastfeeding at 12 months. However

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    Prior to the advent of infant formula‚ breastfeeding was the key source of nourishment for neonates and infants. Women had few other safe options but to nurse until their child no longer needed that source of nutrition. However‚ after the introduction of safe infant formula‚ there was a major culture change‚ allowing mothers a new freedom from breastfeeding and the opportunity to share the burden of caring for and feeding an infant (Stevens 2009reference to attached article)

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    Preparation Outline Lindsay Hamann Topic: Breastfeeding Specific Goal: I want the audience to understand how beneficial it can be for both the baby and the mother to breast feed‚ even if only for a little bit of time. Thesis: Breast milk is best for your baby. The benefits of breastfeeding extend way beyond basic nutrition. In addition to containing all of the vitamins and nutrients your baby needs in the first six months of life‚ breast milk is packed with disease-fighting substances that

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    Breastfeeding Part 1 INTRODUCTION Breastfeeding has been around since ancient days and is still being practiced worldwide. It is important for babies to be breastfed as well as mothers to engage in the practice‚ as there are great benefits that can be derived from it. Young infants require special nutrition‚ and according to numerous practitioners‚ the process of breastfeeding is the best means of ensuring that babies receive

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  • Breastfeeding And Society

    Abstract Britain has the iowest breastfeeding rate of ali countries in Europe; it is no longer the cuiturai norm in our society. Breastfeeding rates are affected by public attitude. This state of affairs is partiy because of society’s views on breastfeeding mothers‚ even though breastfeeding is known to be the optimum method of infant feeding for the baby famiiy and society. Common themes in the literature and websites are the economic advantages of breastfeeding‚ the public health benefits and the

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  • The Benefits Of Breastfeeding

    think about breastfeeding their infants instead of using formula. Breastfeeding has been around longer than formula‚ however with changes in economy and lifestyles it took a backseat for a period of time. Mothers have a choice to breastfeed or bottle feed. Does breastfeeding education given by the nurse during prenatal visits impact a mother’s

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  • Benifits of Breastfeeding

    References: DiSanto‚ J.‚ & DiSanto‚ K.Y (2012). Breastfeeding Vs. Bottlefeeding. Retrieved from http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/feeding/breast_bottle_feeding.html Goodman‚ B (2011). Bottle Feeding at Age 2 Raises Obesity Risk. Retrieved from http://www.webmd.com/parenting/baby/news/20110505/bottle-feeding-at-age-2-raises-obesity-risk

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