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Questions From Our Readers: Helping Women Decide to Breastfeed: Beyond the Breast Is Best

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This article describes preparing women for the choice of breastfeeding within the context of preparation for childbirth classes. The challenges presented by society to and the joys and the naturalness of breastfeeding are interwoven within the course of the article.

Keywords: breastfeeding; perinatal education

Document Type: Editorial


Affiliations: JUDITH LOTHIAN is a childbirth educator in Brooklyn, New York, and the chair of the Lamaze International Certification Council.

Publication date: 1998-10-01

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