Calling For Greater Transparency From Infant Formula Corporations

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Sometimes I enjoy the work of a page or an organization, and decide to make them a fence. And sometimes pages, new to me, approach me and I look at their work closer. I have learned of quite a few interesting groups this way.
This time it is Calling for Greater Transparency from Infant Formula Corporations that has a very good message and goal that I agree with.

In their own words:

“Trying to get the Director-General of the World Health Organization to change the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes to include a clause that specifies infant formula companies have to print health warnings on their labels.

The aim of this page is to gain support for a change in the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. That is:
-They print the health risks of using their products on their tins/cartons

This page is also against practices that are not in a child’s best interests such as: infant circumcision, crying it out, spanking, etc.”

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Our Muddy Boots (Positive Parenting)

Mother’s love knows no limits, and in this case this love touches anyone who comes in contact with this positively-contagious site. Changing minds one at a time. Caution: You will cry, not even once, so get your tissues ready and enjoy.
Find them on Facebook.

In their own words:
This page serves as a place for those practicing attachment parenting to come for support without being told you should be doing it differently.
It is also a place for those who want to be surrounded by like-minded parents while learning to connect with their children instead of distancing themselves from them.
We are an Attachment Parenting advocacy page. There is no room here for proponents of cry it out, sleep training or scheduled feedings. If you are currently doing these things and want to try this way- you are in the right place.

KellyMom.com (Breastfeeding)

Some parenting choices include doing what’s best for the baby. There is a lot of information out there that is not correct and lots is misunderstood about the most natural act – breastfeeding your child. Think about both your baby’s and your own health. This site will help you do your research to make an informed decision.
Find them on Facebook.

Baby-Led Weaning (Introducing solids)

Something I wish I’d known with my first to save myself hours spent on needlessly preparing these mushy things, freezing, spoon-feeding, and now I have myself a very picky eater who just hates food. With my second I chose this route and he started his solids around 8 months, when he clearly indicated he was interested in trying something else besides nursing. No pressure on my side, no forcing him to try things he didn’t want to try, no forced spoon-feedings. But guess what? He eats ANYTHING! I am not even kidding. He loves to eat, period. Definitely something every parent should know.
For more info and tips check here. Continue reading