Posts Tagged ‘prenatal’
Breastfeeding Contributes to the Survival of All
Recently, I was informed by my agent that a book I wrote ten years ago will be reproduced as an e-book and be relaunched. So I did a second proofreading, and recalled that I had written an article covering the 2010 Haiti earthquake: “…One day, a mother brought her baby, who was less than six months old,…Read More
Breastfeeding: Our Stories
Writing blog posts for my local breastfeeding coalition is all about storytelling for social good. So today I am going to tell another breastfeeding story. It was 1949, in the middle of Chinese civil war. A mother trying to escape from the war-torn China got on a refugee boat in Guangzhou with her 3-year-old and…Read More
How to Promote Breastfeeding in Ethnic Groups? Study Says Prenatal Education Might be the Answer.
When I was pregnant with my first child, during a prenatal interview, my then future pediatrician asked me if I planned to breastfeed. I said, “I will try if I have milk.” He told me, “With proper support, virtually every mother has milk.” It was this statement that motivated me to make a breastfeeding plan.…Read More