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Breastfeeding gaps between white, black, Hispanic mothers in the US

Breastfeeding rates differ among white, black and Hispanic mothers, new American research indicates. This study looked to see if ethnic and racial disparities in breastfeeding could be explained by differences in the use of formula in hospitals, family history of breastfeeding, mother's belief that 'breast is best'; and demographic measures including poverty, education and relationship status.

Author: 
Chelsea McKinney, Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, P Lindsay Chase, et al
Year Published: 
2016
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