Tag Archives: race and breastfeeding

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

Booby Traps Series: Our checklist for avoiding the Booby Traps in the hospital.

This is the 46th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. I’ve been writing for several months about Booby Traps moms experience in the hospital.  To wrap up this section, … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/26/2012

Booby Traps Series: Is there a “soft bigotry of low expectations” when it comes to breastfeeding?

This is the 29th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. In my last post I wrote about cultural issues and breastfeeding support in the hospital.  Today I’m pleased to … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/17/2012

Booby Traps Series: Cultural traps in the hospital, and a “look” I won’t forget.

This post is the 28th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. I’ll be writing for a few weeks about a set of Booby Traps which are both seldom discussed and … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/20/2011