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Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding Stigmas

Breastfeeding Stigmas

Barriers to Breastfeeding in the United States
Even though a variety of evidence indicates that breastfeeding reduces many different health risks for mothers and children, numerous barriers to breastfeeding remain—and action is needed to overcome these barriers.
Source: The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding. US Surgeon General.

News & Opinion

Breastfeeding in Public: Combating the Stigma while Keeping your Dignity, EverydayFamily.com, by Melissa Maypole
https://www.everydayfamily.com/breastfeeding-in-public/

How One Mother Fights the Stigma Against Breastfeeding with Her Photography, Time, By Alexandra Sifferlin, July 23, 2018
http://time.com/longform/breastfeeding-stigma-debate/

Online tumult over breastfeeding photo challenges stigmas, highlights hurdles, The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 02, 2018 8:30 AM MT | Last Updated: April 2
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/online-tumult-over-breastfeeding-photo-challenges-stigmas-highlights-hurdles-1.4601995

The fear of the breastfeeding stigma may be more powerful than any actual opposition, NBC News, Bethany Mandel, You're more likely to get a nosy stranger lecturing you about bottle-feeding than trying to make you cover up. Mar.03.2018 / 4:31 AM EST
https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/fear-breastfeeding-stigma-may-be-more-powerful-any-actual-opposition-ncna852821