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#1 of 6 Old 12-23-2009, 10:26 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Haven't had a chance to listen to the whole segment...but thought someone might want to listen to it. It is a segment on breastfeeding and black women.

NPR All Things Considered Segment. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/s...ryId=121755349

Trying to balance a preschooler and peace....
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thanks for posting

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great article and story!!!

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i also wanted to say that i'm native american and we have the highest rate of diabetes per capita and the second lowest rate of breastfeeding. that makes me sad!!!

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i heard this last night and was about to post on it too! i was so happy to hear this problem getting serious attention on npr! i may even pledge now!

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THANK YOU for posting this, I only came across it today because I haven't been on MDC for a while.

My dp asked me if I heard it when it aired. He was very surprised to hear about something bf'ing related when I hadn't yet!

Since '05 just me and B, but in 2/08 E made three!
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