Fewer black mothers breast-feed babies, CDC says

03/26/2010 | HealthDay News

CDC data from 2004 to 2008 showed 54% of black mothers breast-fed their babies compared with more than 80% of Hispanic women and 74% of whites. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends women breast-feed for the first year of a baby's life, but the data showed only 12% of black mothers followed that recommendation.

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