A hearing on the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program revealed impressive results for the low-income families it serves, and the money it saves taxpayers. But its funding runs out in six months.
There’s a new crusade in the U.S., a crusade against any type of sex not solely for procreation. The sword is the taxpayer funding, and the aggressors don’t care who their victims are.
Think the US Government is protecting against those invisible toxins in the air, in our water, in the food we eat, in the containers that store the food and beverages we consume? Think again.
Breastfeeding may not be a panacea to maternal and infant health disparities but it is a proven way to improve health outcomes. But to make it real, we have to holistically support new mothers and their babies in breastfeeding.