Tuesday, April 27, 2004

High-tech hospitals fail babies - BreakingNews - http://www.theage.com.au:
April 27, 2004 - 6:05PM
"High-tech western hospitals were failing premature babies by making it difficult for mothers to breastfeed, a breastfeeding medicine expert said. Professor Jane Morton is one of the world's first directors of a department of Breastfeeding Medicine, at the Stanford University School of Medicine in California. Speaking from the United States ahead of a visit to Australia to speak to breastfeeding advocates, Prof Morton said her position should exist at all big universities and hospitals...."

'Over the last 10 years or so the research that shows the benefits of breastmilk and the risks of formula, particularly for pre-term babies, is stronger,' Prof Morton said."