What Breast Milk Tells Us About America

Wealth, Disparity, and Priorities in a First-World Country

Photo by Jaye Haych on Unsplash

I had the great privilege of nursing, or breast-feeding, all three of my children. The first, I was only able to nurse for the first couple of months before my exhausted, single-mother self relented and bought Similac. The second was easier, since I now had a partner and was a more experienced mama. I fed her from my body for a year. My…



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