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Breastfeeding and Racial Inequality

Helping Mothers of Color Reach Their Breastfeeding Goals Last year I joined a group of healthcare providers and concerned individuals in Southern California to form the Asian Breastfeeding Task Force. We feel it’s clear that there are special and unique cultural and education issues when working with this population and breastfeeding practices. I used to

Moms Beware! Scammers on FB page requesting donated breastmilk are selling it on other pages

Facebook groups for breastfeeding mothers are sending out a warning to its users. Human Milk 4 Human Babies Ohio said it received a large number of complaints from multiple people about a couple from Cleveland, OH requesting breastmilk and then selling it in other places. The page was not set up for selling breastmilk for

SDCBC Members Empower the Coalition to Empower Breastfeeding Moms

SDCBC—the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition—is a non-profit association whose mission is to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. With the help from its members, the coalition is able to fulfill its mission through education and outreach in the community. Breastmilk is powerful stuff, but moms determined to breastfeed can face all kinds of challenges. It

For Dads: Breastfeeding and You

A Maryland mother was ordered to give her breastfed infant formula at father’s request because the judge considered “giving a father time with his child is more important than breastfeeding a baby.” Mom’s milk is powerful stuff, so is the relationship between dad and the baby. It is unfortunate that parents have to choose between