How sustainable is the breastfeeding alternative industry?
Natural breast milk is scientifically proven to provide babies with the nutrients they need for development, so why are more mothers turning to the bottle?
For some mothers breastfeeding alternatives might be the only option, but some health researchers are concerned that we’re relying too heavily on formula.
Laurence Grummer-Strawn from the World Health Organisation spoke to Ninah Kopel about the breastfeeding alternative industry and exactly how much money is being spent on bottle formula.
This story was originally produced for Think: Health on 2SER 107.3.