Medicine: Mind & Milk

When Niles Rumely Newton had her first daughter, Willow, five years ago, she was told that she would not be able to nurse the baby. "It made me so mad,' recalls tall (5 ft. 10 in.), grey-eyed Mrs Newton, "that I insisted on trying it. Anc I succeeded." Since then, Mrs. Newton and her husband, Dr. Michael Newton, a research surgeon at the University oi Pennsylvania School of Medicine, have been interested in the problems and processes of breast feeding. In the current issue of Pediatrics, they insist that many mothers who bottle-feed their babies could breast-feed them.

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