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  1. Emily Maynard Johnson Opens Up About the Shame She Felt for Quitting Breastfeeding

    Thestir.cafemom.com - Lifestyle 04.28 / 18:50 thestir.cafemom.com
    Post by Julie Ryan Evans. Far too many moms will relate to Emily Maynard Johnson's recent revelation about her breastfeeding experience. And it's too bad. The former Bachelorette star opened up to People magazine about how although she breastfed her first two children, when it came to her third, Gibson, who is now 7 months, she quit breastfeeding. She said it was hard with her older two children-- Ricki, 11, and Jennings, now 22 months--running around. Then she got mastitis, which she …
  2. Want To Promote Breastfeeding? That's A Trade Barrier, Says US Trade Rep

    Techdirt.com - Technology 04.28 / 16:53 techdirt.com
    As most people know, babies who are breastfed from birth enjoy a wide range of benefits. Here's what the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), a global organization with nearly $5 billion of funding, has to say on the topic of breastfeeding: It has profound impact on a child's survival, health, nutrition and development. Breast milk provides all of the nutrients, vitamins and minerals an infant needs for growth for the first six months, and no other liquids or food are needed. In…