Hospitals need to stop accepting free or reduced-cost formula and adopt World Health Organization guidelines.
Nicole Letourneau is an expert advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca and the author of Scientific Parenting: What Science Reveals about Parental Influence. She is a professor in the Faculties of Nursing and Medicine. She also holds the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation Chair in Parent-Infant Mental Health at the University of Calgary. Mary Lougheed is a certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with the BFI Research Group of the Calgary Breastfeeding Matters Group Foundation, and has worked as an IBCLC for over 20 years. She currently is Board Member of the Calgary Counselling Centre, and past Board Member of the Calgary United Way, the Calgary Women’s Emergency Centre, and past member of the Calgary Poverty Reduction Coalition.