Tag Archives: first food deserts

Booby Traps Series: 40 years on, why is breastfeeding in public still a problem?

A few years ago, while staffing a hospital breastfeeding warm line, I spoke on the phone with a nursing mom who had called to ask for advice on weaning. She was young (maybe 18) and Latina, and from the start … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/13/2013

Science You Can Use: Moms in “First Food Deserts” are hard pressed to breastfeed

Have you heard the term “food desert?” It means an area where people have little or no access to grocery stores that offer fresh and affordable foods needed to maintain a healthy diet.  The food that is for sale in … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/16/2013