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Science You Can Use: Racial gaps narrowing in breastfeeding rates

The CDC’s announcement today of its updated breastfeeding statistics by race contained some especially good news for the “breastfeeding gap” between African American mothers and mothers of other races. First, there is good news across the board.  The CDC reports … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/08/2013

I wasn’t breastfed and I turned out fine.

When we tell people we are in the boob business this is what we hear:    1)   What’s the big deal?   Aren’t most moms breastfeeding?  No.  Although 64% of new mothers try breastfeeding, only 14% make it to the minimum six months exclusive … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/15/2008