TITLE

Got milk? Not in public!

AUTHOR(S)
Wolf, Jacqueline H.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
International Breastfeeding Journal;2008, Vol. 3, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The American focus on the sexual purpose of breasts, rather than the physiological function of breasts, has serious public health consequences. Discomfort with breastfeeding in public lowers breastfeeding rates, which in turn negatively affects women's and children's short- and long-term health.
ACCESSION #
35707703

 

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