Tuesday, February 06, 2007

A Simple Way to Save a Million Lives 

Mothering magazine reports that breastfeeding babies within the first hour could prevent as many as 1 million infant deaths worldwide. This is important information for doctors, midwives, and mothers in developing countries. But it's important to get out the word to people in developed countries as well. With the c-section rate climbing, more mothers are not even getting the opportunity to breastfeed until hours after their babies are born.


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