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Breastfeeding Zealots


by Laura Dorwart

Breastfeeding zealots really need to back off — especially when they work in the newborn ward of a hospital.

After the birth of my daughter last summer, I spent my first several days in the hospital struggling to breastfeed. It really did not go well. And the entire experience would have been so much better if only the staff had been even mildly open-minded about alternatives to breastfeeding.

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