What are the risks associated with formula feeding? A re-analysis and review.

@article{McNiel2010WhatAT,
  title={What are the risks associated with formula feeding? A re-analysis and review.},
  author={Melinda E McNiel and MiriamH. Labbok and Sheryl W Abrahams},
  journal={Breastfeeding review : professional publication of the Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          25-32
        }
}
BACKGROUND Most infant feeding studies present infant formula use as 'standard' practice, supporting perceptions of formula feeding as normative and hindering translation of current research into counseling messages supportive of exclusive breastfeeding. To promote optimal counseling, and to challenge researchers to use exclusive breastfeeding as the standard, we have reviewed the scientific literature on exclusive breastfeeding and converted reported odds ratios to allow discussion of the… CONTINUE READING