Most Moms Hope to Breastfeed for Three Months, Only One-Third Do

When Tamara Clarke gave birth to her son in April, she had every intention of exclusively breastfeeding him until he was at least three months old. But her plans got sidelined when she said hospital staff encouraged Clarke to give her 8-lb son formula after he lost 9 percent of his body within the first three days. She gave in, but soon after, the baby experienced "nipple confusion," and she could not get him to latch while breastfeeding. After he was exclusively fed formula his final day in...Full Story
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