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A Structural Race Analysis of First Food

According to the report, 44.7 percent of white mothers are still breastfeeding their infants at six months, compared with 27.5 percent of African-American mothers and 32.3 percent of U.S.-born Latina […]

Unnatural Causes: When the Bough Breaks

Infant mortality rates among African Americans remain twice as high as among whites. African American women with graduate degrees still face a greater risk of delivering pre-term, low birth-weight babies […]

Long-Term Breastfeeding in African American Mothers

This article resulted from a doctoral dissertation and is published in the Journal of Human Lactation. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 39.1% of African […]