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Booby Traps Series: Direct-to-mom formula marketing, or “How did all that formula end up on my doorstep?”

Did you wake one morning to find a case of formula you never ordered on your doorstep? Here’s one way it may have ended up there. For years formula companies have relied on hospitals to promote their products through “gift … Continue reading

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Helping Moms Feed their Kids: Improving Self-regulation of Food Marketing to Moms & Kids

We often write about formula marketing practices such as hospital “gift” bags distributed by health care providers.  But the unfortunate fact is that this form of marketing to new moms and their infants is really just the beginning.   We’re so … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: Results from our formula gifts survey! Check out the trends we found in your answers.

This is the 60th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Recently we asked you to share your experience with formula “gift bags” on our survey.  We thank the over … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: Two out of three hospitals market formula to new moms, but the tide is turning

This is the 34th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. The formula “gift bags” given out by hospitals in my area (until recently) were easy to spot.  I saw them … Continue reading

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