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Have you experienced someone “pushing” formula on you? Maybe it was the hospital, or maybe a family member.  What happened?  Listen in today as Dianne and Abby talk about formula pushing, why it happens and how you can avoid it.

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Things we talked about:

Dianne and the formula rep [7:46]

Breastfeeding does work [10:54]

Doulas [13:33]

When should a baby be back to birth weight? [19:58]

Breastfeeding as a normal process [21:20]

Specific hospital reasons why formula might be pushed [23:20]

Formula is not as necessary as people think [27:44]

Dianne’s client story [28:48]

Family might be the biggest formula pushers [33:50]

Set your boundaries, everyone else will adjust [36:08]

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