Please demand safe breastfeeding education and honest informed consent about the dangers of insufficient exclusive breastfeeding.

Center for Disease Control, Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General, American Academy of Pediatrics: Petition to Warn Parents Regarding Brain Injury Caused by Insufficient Breast Milk Intake
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We are receiving countless, accidental infant starvation stories from mothers all over the world! It is time to promote #SafeBreastfeeding every single time, until no baby SUFFERS needlessly!
This clearly means our current and restrictive breastfeeding polices are harming babies. There is NOTHING friendly about infant starvation. It can be deadly.
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Please share to educate families about safe infant feeding. #BanTheBellyBalls
So we took him home….not knowing that after less than 12 hours home with us, he would have gone into cardiac arrest caused by dehydration. And the best advice I was given by one of his NICU doctors while he was on life support is sure breast is best, but follow with the bottle. This way you know your baby has eaten enough….if only I could go back in time.

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If I Had Given Him Just One Bottle, He Would Still Be Alive. - Fed Is Best
It turns out that you can love breastfeeding and think breast milk is amazing without thinking that formula is poison or that "breast is best" for all babies or families. These things are not mutually exclusive. Who knew?

Formula Feeding Made Me Feel Empowered
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It's time to #BanTheBellyBalls. Families need to be informed of the REAL evidence so that they can safely feed their babies!
"Being A Good Parent Has Nothing To Do With What You Feed Your Baby"

This is the most important statement I heard. Almost eight years after my first failed attempt to breastfeed, I find myself thinking about how different it would have been had I not associated breastfeeding with being the best parent I could be. If I had understood how short the first year is in the grand scheme of things,...
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Formula Feeding Made Me Feel Empowered
"While I kept trying, my baby would weakly latch and suckle a few times then become exhausted. We continued to offer her the breast every hour for 24 hours and nothing was working and no one was concerned she wasn’t eating anything at all. I trusted everything was going to be ok."

Were you told it was normal for your breastfeeding baby to not eat for 24 hours or more? You are not alone! ...
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Just One Bottle of Formula Would Have Prevented Her 30 day NICU Stay. - Fed Is Best
Newborn babies are being made ill by strict rules in hospitals that are aimed at getting more women to breastfeed – and they don’t even work. Read more: http...

Strict breastfeeding rules can hurt young babies

Newborn babies are being made ill by strict rules in hospitals that are aimed at getting more women to breastfeed – and they don’t even work. Read more: http...

Newborn babies are being made ill by strict rules in hospitals that are aimed at getting more women to breastfeed – and they don’t even work.

Global guidelines, set by UNICEF, say that women trying to breastfeed shouldn’t use occasional bottles of formula, even in the first few days after birth when they might not be making much milk. But refraining from using formula during this time can in...
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Strict breastfeeding rules don’t work and can hurt young babies
They end the paper by arguing that the Office of the Surgeon General should reconsider its call for an acceleration of the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the United States. “If government and accreditation agencies wish to encourage and support breastfeeding, their focus should shift from monitoring Baby-Friendly practices and breastfeeding exclusivity to monitoring...
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Baby-Friendly Hospitals Can, Paradoxically, Be Unsafe for Newborns
"The program includes a list of 10 rules for hospitals to follow, including promoting breastfeeding, a ban on pacifiers and allowing babies to sleep next to their mothers instead of in nurseries. But, following the 10 steps may lead to hazardous, and even fatal, issues for babies, according to the commentary, penned by Joel L. Bass, M.D., chair of the department of pediatrics at...
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Baby-friendly hospitals may actually be dangerous for infants | FierceHealthcare
"The dreaded weight check-up day. I put Hunter on the scale and blinked twice at the numbers that flashed before me. It read 8 lbs 3 oz. He gained NOTHING, but didn’t lose any additional weight! My nurse brain kicked in, and I knew what I was going to have to do, supplement formula. I cried (and a lot) and was so upset. I failed at breastfeeding, my body failed me. How could I have done that?...
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From a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, "You Are Not Alone." - Fed Is Best
If you or someone you love is experiencing postpartum depression, talk to your health care provider, or call Postpartum Support International at 1-800-944.4PPD (4773) or the National Suicide Prevention Helpline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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New Moms: You Are Not Alone. Please Don’t Suffer In Silence - Fed Is Best
A mother writes to us: "I wish I found this group 4 months ago, when I was at the verge of suicide myself when I couldn't make myself produce more milk... at most 4 oz a day... It was just so depressing. I was punishing myself so much because I thought I am a bad mum for not producing enough milk for my little girl (4 month old today). BF session was a painful crying mess for both of us. It...
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The Pressure To Breastfeed Made Me Want To Die