In his article, M. Harry Jennison, M.D., FAAP, states an AAP-supported medical opinion: In the majority of cases, breast milk is the best nutrition source for young infants. It is because of that opinion that the Academy opposes direct marketing of infant formula to the public. This is a long standing position of the Academy that is supported by a number of organizations including the American Medical Association, The American Dietetic Association, and the World Health Organization.

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