05 Aug '11, 4am

Breastfeeding In Front of a Teenager | Care2 Causes

Breastfeeding In Front of a Teenager | Care2 Causes

This week is World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). The theme for WBW 2011 this is engaging and mobilizing youth through inter-generational learning. The goal is to broaden breastfeeding support and learning outside of the pregnancy/newborn stage. Too often, the first time that women (and men) learn anything about breastfeeding is when they are preparing to have their first child. A large percentage of first time mothers have never seen anyone breastfeed prior to the first time they hold their newborn baby to their own breast. Breastfeeding is normal and natural, but it isn’t always easy. A lot of mothers find it awkward, difficult, and may even see it as disgusting or off-putting. In large part, this stems from the fact that they haven’t seen women nursing their babies as part of every day life, in the same way that they see women walking their babies in strollers, giving them p...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/we-need-mothers-to-breastfeed...

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California Can Lead on Socially-Conscious Businesses | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 05 Aug '11, 12am

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care2.com 06 Aug '11, 10am

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care2.com 09 Aug '11, 9am

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Doorbell Dogs | Care2 Causes

Doorbell Dogs | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Aug '11, 8am

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