30 Sep

Baby Weight Charts

A couple of weeks ago, The Times reported that the UK baby weight charts were “skewed to promote breastfeeding.” The Times article is behind a paywall, but I picked up on it on another website. According to these reports, using weight charts based on exclusively breastfed babies will make formula fed babies seem to be overweight; the overall impression was a rather paranoid assumption that this was being done in order to make mothers breastfeed. Read More