Mother Regains Custody of Baby After Being Jailed for Giving Him Vegan Formula

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This mother simply wanted to give her baby organic soy formula, instead of what the doctor prescribed. What’s happening to Florida?

KTLA

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A Florida mother and her 5-month-old son were reunited Wednesday after a judge threw out accusations that Sarah Markham was an unfit mother for feeding her baby soy formula.

Markham lost custody of her son Caleb when he was just 12 days old after refusing her doctor’s orders to take the baby to the hospital for being underweight, according to a report by Florida TV station WFTV.

Caleb had reportedly lost 10 percent of his birth weight.

But before going to the hospital Markham, who is a vegan, wanted to try supplementing her breast milk with a soy formula, the station reported.

The doctor reported Markham to Seminole County Child Protective Services who had the young mother arrested for child neglect and took away custody of her little boy.

Since that time, Caleb has been raised by his grandparents.

“There’s no case, there’s no abuse, there’s…

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