First Lady Michelle Obama recently asked women to breast-feed more as she did with her children as part of her “Let’s Move” campaign. She believes there are health benefits with breast-feeding your children.
Only 55 percent of Black women breastfeed their children. Whites and Latinos are both higher than 75 percent.
The topic has always been a taboo one in the African American community. In the link below, writer Jamila Bey asks the question: “Why don’t more black mothers breast feed?”