Sunday, June 5, 2011

Breastfeeding and Socio-Ecological Determinants of Health: PART TWO

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Initiation is not a problem. The benefits of breastfeeding are getting out there. Most moms want to breastfeed!

*Exclusive breastfeeding, for these purposes, means breast milk only. 


Income and educational status are also associated with breastfeeding: low-income women are less likely to breastfeed than middle or high income women; less-than high school education level women are less likely to breastfeed than more highly educated women.
 

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2 comments:

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  2. Thank you for that article! Being an African American breastfeeding mother and a trained birth doula through DONA, I really appreciate this article! Any chance I get I am telling women of all colors how wonderful breastfeeding is for you and your babies! My daughter is 20 months old and nursing is still going great for us. Thank you again for this article and congrats to all the breastfeeding mamas out there!

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