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Breastfeeding in Taiwan: Australian Breastfeeding Association magazine

An article I wrote about my experiences breastfeeding in Taiwan has been published in the May edition of the Australian Breastfeeding Association’s magazine, Essence.  I am, as always, thrilled to have had an article published in Essence, a magazine that I read … Continue reading

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Breastmilk: Can you have too much of a good thing?

The Chinese postpartum (坐月子 zuo yuezi) diet that I was recently on features many lactogenic foods designed to increase breast milk supply.  Given the nutrition of breast milk and proven health benefits to infants, surely the more milk the better, … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding in Taiwan

Breastfeeding in Taiwan is on the rise.  According to a Department of Health announcement reported in the Taipei Times today, the rate of breastfeeding in Taiwan rose dramatically from 5.4 percent in 1989 to 61.8 percent in 2010.

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