Baby Formula

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Local Hospitals Weigh In On Breastfeeding Debate

At Magee Women’s Hospital, new parents are no longer sent home with a bag of free formula. The hospital stopped doing this to urge mothers to breast feed instead for the nutritional benefits, immune system building and bonding.


Doctors at Children's Hospital are participating in a 10-year study looking at the potential role baby formula plays in the development of Type I diabetes.

Infant Formula Could Play Role In Type I Diabetes

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Type I diabetes typically strikes in childhood and requires careful monitoring with finger sticks and insulin injections. Local researchers are hoping to be able to prevent the condition with diet. Can feeding […]