NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg Locking Up Baby Formula At Hospitals To Encourage Breastfeeding

NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg Locking Up Baby Formula At Hospitals To Encourage Breastfeeding

New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg really going gangbusters with his health initiatives in Big Apple, but this time instead of banning big soda, he’s touting a new voluntary breastfeeding program called Latch On NYC. To encourage new moms to start down the path to breast-feeding, the mayor’s initiative will have baby formula at hospitals locked up. [More]

UK Mom Charging $22 For 4 Oz. Bottle Of Breast Milk

UK Mom Charging $22 For 4 Oz. Bottle Of Breast Milk

Several months ago, I wrote about an episode of Fox medical dramedy House where a cancer patient asked for a prescription for breast milk because he thought he could get the insurance company to pay for it. And as some commenters pointed out, there is indeed a black market for the liquid. Now one woman in England is happily telling the world about her burgeoning breast milk business. [More]