Thursday, December 30, 2010

Tale of Two Births

Melissa Bartick, MD, chair of the Massachusetts Breastfeeding coalition, wrote a great series on breastfeeding in the US.  I recommend this article that describes two hypothetical births--one in a baby-friendly hospital and one not, because it shows how our society, communities, and medical system all come together to set a new mom up for success, or failure.

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