CNN: Don't Make Babies Rely on Breast Milk in War Zones

A mother feeding her 18-month-old baby Anwar drops of therapeutic milk, in the ITFC in MSF Qayyara hospital southern Mosul.
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Mothers with malnourished babies in conflict zones need access to infant formula, but some international organizations that promote "breastfeeding first" policies only give infant formula by prescription. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides infant formula to mothers upon their request, without the need of a prescription. View external media.