August is National Breastfeeding Month
Sunday, Aug 03, 2014
By Genevieve Kelley, University of Connecticut Dietetic Intern
Officially launched in 2011, August is National Breastfeeding Month. Breastfeeding began to decline in popularity in the 1950’s when moms were led to believe formula was nutritionally superior to breast milk. The good news is breastfeeding has made a comeback in recent years as current research and healthcare professionals have emphasized the benefits of breastfeeding for both the mother and the child.
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