Life in General

The big bad FORMULA!

I’m going through my mound of discharge papers one day a couple weeks ago, and it’s quite a book considering my postpartum complications – and one paper caught my eye. 

Risks to babies of formula feeding include an increased risk of:

And then it goes on to list over a dozen different conditions: Asthma, Allergy, Acute respiratory disease… and the list goes on and on.

As I read, my jaw drops in shock. Am I really seeing correctly?

What in the world is this all about?

Why are they trying to scare me?

2 thoughts on “The big bad FORMULA!”

  1. This is awesome! I gave birth after a few years, and the noise on the ward was unbearable. All you heard was the sound of babies crying, and I imagine the mothers were having a hard time. I remember telling my husband this is absolute cruelty. No time, space for the mother to recover, zero help with a brand new baby, guilting about nursing… how is this supposed to be normal or healthy?

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