Thursday, October 16, 2003

New Zealand News - NZ - Mum fears breastfeeding policy puts babies at risk
"A Christchurch mother fears staunch pro-breastfeeding policies at maternity hospitals may be putting some newborn babies at risk. Wendy Stolzenberger's now three-week-old baby was rushed to Christchurch Women's Hospital's high dependency unit this month after becoming dehydrated and hypothermic and losing 20 per cent of his body weight." [Note - the hospital in question has Baby Friendly status. - JC]