Breast Feeding Correlations

January 27, 2015

The states with the lowest breastfeeding rates are also those with few midwives, and high rates of poverty and obesity. An expansion of midwifery into these areas could make a real difference in health for these families.

 

Lawrence Grummer-Strawn, PhD from CDC: "We still have dramatic geographic disparities. Where you live will directly affect how much breastfeeding support you will get. You should not be doomed to have a less healthy life if your baby is born in Alabama versus Oregon." #ABM14

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