New-Old Israeli Health Ministry Statement Promotes Breastfeeding in Hospitals

Remember the law, misnamed "The Law to Encourage Breastfeeding?"¬†Unfortunately that law had nothing to do with¬†public health but everything to do with breaking exclusivity contracts between hospitals and formula companies so that new brands could get their foot in the door. This was presented as … [Read more...]

Ynet: Screaming Babies Ignored in Israeli Maternity Wards

In a personal column in the health section of Ynet, clinical psychologist Yair Tzivoni describes his experience in the hospital after his wife gave birth. While she went with a friend to the maternity ward, he brought the new baby to the nursery to await washing, blood tests and immunizations. His … [Read more...]