Breastfeeding Rates

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Breastfeeder - Methods and Considerations - Extended Breastfeeding - North America
... Elizabeth Baldwin says in Extended Breastfeeding and the Law, that "Because our culture tends to view the breast as sexual, it can be hard for ... It is difficult to obtain accurate information and statistics about extended breastfeeding in these countries because of the mother's embarrassment ... In the United States, breastfeeding beyond 1 year of age is considered 'extended breastfeeding, and in contrast to WHO recommendations, the American Academy of Pediatrics stated in 1997 that, "Breastfeedi ...

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