La Leche League by Kelly the Kitchen Kop

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kelly_kitchen_kop“In the mid 50’s only about 20% of U.S. babies were breast-fed.  Nursing rates had dropped sharply after WWII with the wider availability of formula.”

It’s crazy to think about how unpopular breastfeeding was for a big chunk of the 1900’s.  My Mom didn’t nurse any of her babies, few did in the 50’s and 60’s.

Read more:  Thank God the La Leche League brought breastfeeding back!

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