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Bottle Feeding

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General Information+

UNICEF - Bottle feeding increases risk of death from heart disease - Report

Ban all advertising of bottle feeding and help reduce obesity, UNICEF urges Government at annual breastfeeding conference

The Ridgeway Surgery

A research study at Brunel University has found that the media associates bottle feeding with 'ordinary' families and breast feeding with the middle classes. Academics at Brunel University said health professionals need to be aware of the potential impact on woman's choices, with poorer mothers more likely to be persuaded to bottle feed. [Nursing Standard Vol 15 (9) 2000 p 9]

Breast Vs Bottle


Official Publications

Infant feeding in Asian families early practices and growth a survey carried out in England by the Social Survey Division of the Office for National Statistics on behalf of the Department of Health

Infant feeding 1995 a survey of infant feeding practices in the United Kingdom carried out by Social Survey Division of ONS on behalf of the Department of Health, the Scottish Office Department of Health, The Welsh Office and the Department of Health and Social Services in Northern Ireland

Food Standards Agency - The Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2004

Evidence Based Practice

Fluoride and Bacterial Content of Bottled Water vs Tap Water

Representing infant feeding : content analysis of British media
portrayals of bottle feeding and breast feeding

Bibliographic References

British Medical Journal