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Copying Other Cultures: A Questionable Parenting Strategy

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Back when our children were infants, a local mom in my Brooklyn baby group was raving about her visit with a lactation consultant. Afterwards, she said she approached the whole thing differently because she started listening to her baby’s cues, and that she was breastfeeding easily, “just like I have seen women nursing in Mexico and India, relaxed, no problem.”

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