The CBC Advocate Voices Blog provides breastfeeding advocates throughout California a platform to share expertise and opinions that will inspire others to join our collaborative efforts to improve the health and well-being of Californians by protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding, thereby removing all barriers to breastfeeding in California. The blog features coalition activities, evidence-based practices, legislation, news, commentary and reflections related to breastfeeding.

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Incomplete Data Drives Flawed Conclusions About AANHPI Breastfeeding Rates

August 16, 2021

Asian mothers in the U.S. have excellent breastfeeding rates!

True or False?

If you’ve read the Centers for Disease Control’s recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Breastfeeding Initiation (May 2021), you likely believe that statement is true based on the claim that 90.3% of Asian mothers initiate breastfeeding.

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Tina Benitez: Supporting WIC Families for 30 Years!

Tina Benitez has been helping mothers and babies breastfeed for the past 30 years.

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