Black Breastfeeders in the Media: “Why I Chose to Breastfeed” – Baby On Board

Essence.com blogger, Cori Murray talks about her breastfeeding experience.

Why I Chose to Breastfeed – Baby On Board.

For me, a new breastfeeding mom, I’ve made a personal commitment to do so until my daughter is one. But I didn’t need the Pediatrics journal as motivation. I long heard breastfeeding was the absolute best source of nutrition for babies. Breast milk may help protect against: obesity, allergies, childhood leukemia, type 1 diabetes, colic, ear infections, respiratory problems and SIDS. Not to mention it may boost a child’s IQ. If a mother is able, why wouldn’t she want the best for her baby?

via Why I Chose to Breastfeed – Baby On Board.

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