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Is breast best? : taking on the breastfeeding experts and the new high stakes of motherhood / Joan B. Wolf.

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Subject: Breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding > Government policy > United States.
Breastfeeding > Social aspects.
Breast Feeding.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice.
Politics.
Public Opinion.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780814795255
  • ISBN: 0814795250
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 241 pages).
  • Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface : why breastfeeding? -- Monitoring mothers : a recent history of following the doctor's orders -- The science : does breastfeeding make smarter, happier, and healthier babies? -- Minding your own (risky) business : health and personal responsibility -- From the womb to the breast : total motherhood and risk-free children -- Scaring mothers : the government campaign for breastfeeding -- Conclusion : whither breastfeeding?
Summary: Monitoring mothers : a recent history of following the doctor's orders -- The science : does breastfeeding make smarter, happier, and healthier babies? -- Minding your own (risky) business : health and personal responsibility -- From the womb to the breast : total motherhood and risk-free children -- Scaring mothers : the government campaign for breastfeeding -- Conclusion : whither breastfeeding?
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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