Consumer Advocate Group Turns Skeptical Eye to New Mom Giveaways

The familiar practice of giving new moms goodie bags filled with tchotchkes like diaper samples, product coupons and brochures recently came under fire and led one hospital to overhaul its policy. What is at the heart of this latest debate is whether hospitals are giving patients an "assumed endorsement" of the products included in the gift bags. For the first time, the American Hospital Association is considering what it's position should be on the issue.