Saturday, November 13, 2010

New Radio Documentary on breastfeeding beyond the first year

This is a new 1-hr radio documentary entitled, "Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy" that features the voices of fourteen women who have breastfed their children between one and four years. Some of the major topics covered include dealing with judgment and criticism, public nursing, benefits and challenges, changes in perception, weaning, nursing while working, and support. Also featured is commentary from Dr. Nigel Rollins, of the World Health Organization, Dr. Jay Gordon, a Fellow of the American Association of Pediatrics, and Dr. Katherine Dettwyler, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Delaware.

Listen here: