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Hospitals in Black Neighborhoods Less Likely to Support Breastfeeding

As part of Women E-News series on Black babies and health, a new article highlights the lack of hospitals that teach and support breastfeeding in Black communities. Forty-five percent of baby-friendly hospitals are in areas where Blacks make up 3 percent of the population. Breastfeeding is touted as the best nutrition for babies by the American Association of Pediatrics, the World Health Organization and hundreds of health experts. 

(Photo:The Plain Dealer /Landov)

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