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    My topic is going to be breast milk and why it is better than infant formula. I chose this topic to research the differences in breast milk and infant formula and to gain knowledge about the benefits of breast milk. I have seven children in which the last four have been breastfed and I am currently breastfeeding my youngest child. I have read articles about the importance of breastfeeding but ironically, I have never researched the benefits of breast milk. I am trying to decide whether to start weaning him now or to continue nursing until he turns two; so hopefully, this research will help with my decision. Also, I mentor a lot of pregnant service members and I would like to give them more informed information other than my personal experiences.…

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    Infant Formula Benefits

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    nutrition for infants promote the best growth and developmental of the child. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends breastfeeding as the top nutritional choices for infants. However, breastfeeding may not be possible for all mothers. Newborns who have galactosemic should not receive human milk. Also, breastfeeding is contraindicated for mothers who are positive for HIV, active TB, chemotherapy, or radioactive isotypes. Fortunately infant formula is a healthy alternative to…

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    Case 1 – Nestle - The Infant Formula Controversy Lydia Fontanez MGMT-539 Dr. Kay Green January 13, 2018 Case 1 – Nestle the Infant Formula Controversy Summary: This case study presents a problem the company Nestle encountered in 1974 where a British journalists wrote and published a report suggesting that the infant powder milk formula had contributed to the dead and malnutrition of infants from third world countries. The charges focused on the marketing of the product, which…

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    chances of breastfeeding. However, orientations from similar experts did not influence mother’s choices to breastfeed (Giugliani et al., 1994). It seems the greatest determinant factor is the more encouragement mothers receive increases their chances in engaging in breastfeeding their children. Breastfeeding has significance in consideration of infants’ survival, growth, and development. If mothers desire to breastfeed their children, several benefits accompany the process. Advantages like…

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    Breastfeeding has existed since humans have inhabited the earth. Depending on the time period you lived, it could have also been considered either good or bad to breastfeed. Throughout history there have been three primary ways to feed an infant; breastfeeding, bottle and formula and wet nursing. Breastfeeding through time has remained the medically preferred method of infant feeding. (1) For as long as breastfeeding has been around, bottle feeding has been in existence as well. 4000 years old…

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    Breast Milk Research Paper

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    specially designed to fulfill the nutrient needs for an infant that formula feeding cannot amount to. This is the only fuel source that an infant needs for the first six months of life. The complexity of breast milk has shown to minimize the risks of acute infections such as ear infections, diarrhea, pneumonia, and SIDS. (1) It also minimizes the risks of chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, asthma, allergies, and cancer. Breast milk meets all the nutrient needs that formula and cannot…

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    Breast Argumentative Essay

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    A woman should have the choice to make the decision on her own time. One study stated “Negative cultural perceptions of breastfeeding in public deter initiation and duration of breastfeeding” (Scott, 2). If society changes its ideals on public nudity, especially acts that are not even sexual, a woman could feel safe and willing to feed her baby wherever she pleases. Often breasts are used as marketing ploys and it is odd that that is normal and acceptable to society, but just a simple act as an…

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    both the mother and the child, yet every day, people discriminate against mothers for practicing their right to care for their children. Not only has breastfeeding been established as a basic right to the mother and her child, but “breastfeeding [has been] universally endorsed by the world’s health scientific organizations as the best way of feeding infants” (Matherne). Breastfeeding isn’t something to be practiced behind closed doors because there is absolutely nothing wrong with a mother…

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    been involved in a scandal that questions their ethical motives in their methods of advertising. One the earliest scandals involving Nestle involves their baby formula product which cause the deaths of thousands of infants. Boycotters of the product argue Nestlé’s advertising campaign promoted the use of formula which did not take into account of the lack of clean water. Since the local water supply is contaminated and unsafe, however, the baby’s ingestion of the diluted formula can soon lead…

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    of breast milk during the first few months of life, inhibits the development of motor and cognitive skills as far as the child is concern. Various studies have emphasized that babies that are not breastfed sufficiently or at all usually begin to walk after the first year, and eventually continue to lag behind on reaching certain milestones, thus not thriving. “It is hypothesized that if breast-milk confers an independent benefit, infants who have never been breastfed will have reach fewer…

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