A 36-year-old member asked:
Why did the number of american women who chose to breast feed their babies drop so dramaticly after wwii?
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Dr. Cheryl Coldwateranswered
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Combination : I would think that it was because there were more women going to work outside the home, as well as the improved availability of infant formulas. Breast milk is still the best nutrition for babies.
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