TITLE

Why Black Mothers Are Falling Behind In Breast-Feeding

AUTHOR(S)
Roquemore, Bobbi
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Ebony;Dec2001, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p142
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a 1998 data which showed that African-American mothers have fallen behind in breast-feeding rates in the United States. Theories on why African-American mothers have fallen behind on the breast-feeding front; Reasons for the disparity; Advantages of breast-feeding; How breast-feeding mothers benefit from nursing; Role of fathers in the breast-feeding process.
ACCESSION #
5476868

 

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