Trump slams anti-breastfeeding claims

Trump slams anti-breastfeeding claims

Starting infants out on a substitute in a maternity ward can make breastfeeding more hard for mothers later. This is a clear violation of Philippine law. They found no impact, except under one condition: In communities that lack clean water, access to formula raised infant mortality by 9.4 per 1000 births-essentially, the availability of formula "led to more bad water getting to infants", he said. "PETA's billboard pays tribute to breastfeeding and urges parents to stay away from formulas made with the milk of mother cows pining for their babies, who were denied the nourishment meant for them".

In opposing the resolution, the USA was said to align with the corporate interests of formula manufacturers.

US President Donald Trump responded to the allegations in a tweet, calling the article "fake news".

"The New York Times reported that the USA attempted to "water down" the wording of the resolution, focusing on two passages, the article said: "one requiring that countries "'protect, promote and support breast-feeding, '" and another that would place restrictions on companies selling baby formula that is, according to health officials, harmful.

The measure was expected to be introduced by Ecuador.

American officials told Ecuador - which was planning to adopt the measure - that if it didn't drop it, Washington would rope it into the trade war and cut back on military aid. The Ecuadorean government quickly acquiesced. "These women should have the choice and access to alternatives for the health of their babies, and not be stigmatized for the ways in which they are able to do so".

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For their part, the USA delegates have said that it wasn't corporations' best interests they had in mind, but that they were instead trying to fight against "stigmatizing" women who choose to formula feed. The spokesman asked to remain anonymous in order to speak more freely.

Scientists are loath to carry out double-blind studies that would provide one group with breast milk and another with breast milk substitutes. Advocates argue that companies, such as Nestlé, have a long history of making misleading nutritional claims about milk substitutes and donating the substitutes to hospitals in developing countries.

The Times characterized the dispute at the World Health Assembly as "the latest example of the Trump administration siding with corporate interests on numerous public health and environmental issues".

"We all started talking about it at the conference", said Dr. Mitchell.

Health advocates had trouble finding another sponsor who did not fear USA "retaliation". The US delegates took issue with the nature of the recommendation, and threatened Ecuador with trade measures and the withdrawal of aid if the resolution was not amended. "I'm really pleased that Russian Federation did take it forward on a very good basis to actually make sure that breastfeeding would be protected", she said, but noted that the United States then put their own alternative resolution forward "with nothing in it".

Other wording that called for policy makers to restrict the promotion of food products that could potentially harm children also irked American delegates.

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