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Program Supports Women of Color Who Breastfeed

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by ROSEANNA GARZA

When Angela Mercado gave birth to her daughter nine weeks ago, she set the intention of breastfeeding for one year – a decision she felt confident in after meeting that goal with her son, now 3.

Mercado gave birth to her first child in Germany during a military deployment. She recalled receiving advice from fellow military women, but said there was a lot about breastfeeding and newborns she either didn’t remember or never learned. She knew she would have to reach out for support when needed.

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