Breastfeeding

GUESTS: Dr. Lawrence Gartner Chairman, Breastfeeding Workgroup, American Academy of Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics, University of Chicago Founder, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Jody Nathanson Certified lactation consultant Leader, La Leche League International New guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend exclusive breastfeeding for at least the first year of life. But many working mothers find it difficult, if not impossible, to nurse in the workplace. Some companies accomodate breastfeeding mothers but most employers provide neither the time nor place for nursing on the job. Join Ray Suarez and guests look at the issues surrounding breastfeeding in the nineties.

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