Breastfeeding and the workplace environment: Does employment affect the rate of breastfeeding in the Black population?Fleurant, Erin Peabbles.
Benefits to breastfeeding range from reducing childhood obesity and infections to decreasing cancer risks in mothers. However, the practice of breastfeeding is not done uniformly across populations in America. Non-Hispanic Black women consistently have the lowest rates of breastfeeding. Barriers to breastfeeding in all populations have been explored in literature and include, among others, race, s... read more
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