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Breastfeeding Gets A Boost From Philadelphia Hospitals04:15Download


All of Philadelphia's major birthing hospitals have now stopped giving out discharge bags filled with formula to new moms. The city joins about a quarter of hospitals nationwide in going "bag free" as part of a broader push to encourage breastfeeding.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Elana Gordon at WHYY's "The Pulse" reports.


This segment aired on September 1, 2014.

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