Wednesday, September 10, 2003

STLtoday - business"...Within two or three hours of launching our product at the trade show, we were cornered by neonatal dietitians, asking us, does it work in breast milk,' Holahan said. Enzymes in human breast milk break down competing thickeners, the dietitians said. They were eager for an alternative. Holahan's wife, Sarah, was working the fair. She routinely expressed milk for their six-month-old daughter, Nicole, so that her husband could share in feeding the baby. When the couple got home, she agreed that he could experiment with the bottle in the refrigerator. He stirred in some Simply Thick, left it in the refrigerator all night and put it in an insulated lunch bag the next morning for the second day of the show. When the dietitians discovered that the thickened milk had remained stable in the refrigerator, 'they were astounded,' Holahan said. "
Changing Plans ( Birth Plans Can Help Pregnant Women Prepare for Delivery -- but Not Control It
By Alison Buckholtz
Special to The Washington Post
Tuesday, September 9, 2003; Page HE01" [This is an interesting article about the prevelence of birth plans and concerns that they may replace consultation with medical professionals. It only touches on breastfeeding. - JC] - Mom convicted of killing baby with drug-tainted breast milk - Sep. 9, 2003Tuesday, September 9, 2003 Posted: 8:35 PM EDT (0035 GMT) -- RIVERSIDE, California (AP) -- A woman whose baby overdosed on methamphetamine contained in the mother's breast milk was convicted of murder. "