MIKE TO NEW MOMS: NURSE FOR 6 MONTHS
New York Post
February 11, 2007 -- Now that he has weaned New Yorkers off smoking and trans fats, Mayor Bloomberg is launching a multimillion-dollar good-parenting campaign that includes a push to put more newborns to the breast.
The city Health Department is spending more than $2 million in city-run hospitals to encourage moms to breast-feed.
"We don't yet have any hospitals in New York City that meet national 'baby-friendly' standards," Bloomberg's health commissioner, Dr. Thomas Frieden, said at a parenting conference last week....