Remove Obstacles to Breastfeeding Says Surgeon General
Posted Jan 20 2011 12:25pm
Late last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the 2010 Breastfeeding Report Card which showed that more than 75% of babies born in 2007 started life breastfeeding. Unfortunately, however, the rate of mothers who continue to breastfeed for six months significantly drops to less than 43%. One of the reasons is the many obstacles that women face from the community and the workplace.