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Baby Bottle Ban

New York City wants its babies to be breastfed.

Posted on August 1, 2007, at 9:27 a.m. ET

Public hospitals announced yesterday they would stop giving out free formula to new mothers in an effort to convince them to breastfeed their children instead. Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

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