Fathers need to be involved in breastfeeding!

 Mothers are ceasing to breastfeed in favor of bottlefeeding in part because of their infant’s father’s preference, states a study published in the November 5 issue of the Pediatrics Electronic Pages. The study surveyed 245 women with children ages 6 months to 3 years who gave birth at a Pennsylvania medical center. The purpose of
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Breastfeeding Legislation

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) is a strong promotor of breastfeeding and has sponsored a number of legislative bills related to women’s rights to breastfeed. In 1998, she introduced a comprehensive bill promoting breastfeeding and protecting women who choose to breastfeed. A provision of that bill, allowing states to spend more money on breastfeeding promotion and
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Breastfeeding

It is doubtful that you could find a midwife who doesn’t support and promote breastfeeding. Breastfeeding has been shown conclusively in research studies to provide benefits to baby and mother that just are not reproducible with artificial formula. Besides, it’s nature’s way,and midwives believe that nature knows best.
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