Tag Archives: Save the Children

Booby Traps Series: 30% of working moms report taking no maternity leave. 40% say they take 6 weeks or less. Meet one of the biggest Booby Traps of them all.

This is the 64th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Last year the U.S. earned a distinction no country would be proud of:  worst in the world for breastfeeding … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/04/2012

98% of Babies Are Breastfed in Bangladesh — Does That Mean There Are No Booby Traps?

According to the WHO Global Data Bank on Infant and Young Child Feeding, 98% of babies in Bangladesh are breastfed and the average age of weaning is 33 months. Dig even deeper and you’ll see that 95% of one year … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/28/2012

Booby Traps Series: U.S. ranks last in breastfeeding support in the industrialized world.

This post is the 42nd in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Those of you who have experienced one or more of the many barriers to breastfeeding in the U.S. may … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/18/2012

Will donor milk save or sink breastfeeding?

Whenever there is another article about donor milk, I do a happy dance.  Last week there was a great article in Time.com about the increasing competition between milk banks and milk sharing organizations for excess milk from producing mothers.  In February, a … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/18/2011