August is designated as National Breastfeeding Month, drawing attention to the natural, physical way in which mothers nourish their children. For this month’s Healthy Conversation, KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin is joined by nurse and board certified lactation consultant Lori Yoshimiya from Evans Army Community Hospital to talk about the process, challenges, and very personal nature of breastfeeding.

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International Lactation Consultant Association
La Leche League
Centers for Disease Control on Breastfeeding

 

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