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20 January 2012

'Formula stretching'

Some families that can't afford enough infant formula resort to risky 'formula stretching,' watering down infant formula or skipping feedings, researchers say.

Some families that can't afford enough infant formula resort to risky 'formula stretching,' watering down infant formula or skipping feedings, researchers say.

"We were surprised to find one in three families worried about putting food on the table," said study co-author Dr Andrew Beck, a general pediatrician, in a hospital news release.

 
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