We are making progress ladies! Every time we NIP (nurse in public), or ask a new mom about breastfeeding like we didn't even think there was another option, share breastfeeding pictures, and openly talk about breastfeeding our babies we are helping making breastfeeding common place. So keep it up! We are making breastfeeding "cool"!!!!
"Good news for babies: The number of mothers breast-feeding is rising across
So says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a
new report released Thursday. From 2000 to 2008,
the proportion of mothers who breast-fed their infants rose from 70.3% to 74.6%.
Even better, the proportion of mothers who were still breastfeeding after six
months jumped from 34.5% to 44.4% during the same period."
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