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Children’s book aims to normalize and educate people about breastfeeding

Dr. Amaka Nnamani, author of “Ziora’s Quest: Mommy’s Milk Rocks!”, Pediatrician and Chapter Breastfeeding Coordinator for Pennsylvania American Academy of Pediatrics, Amara Nnamani, co-author of the book, Ola Nnamani, inspiration for the book, joined us on Monday’s Smart Talk to discuss their book and the importance of children being informed about breastfeeding.

By Aniya Faulcon

What are the barriers that black women face with breastfeeding and how can they overcome them?

In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week , which took place Thursday through today, Charlotte Dorsey, Community Progress Council’s Women, Infants, and Children Education Manager joined us on Wednesday’s Smart Talk to discuss the barriers and benefits of breastfeeding.

By Aniya Faulcon

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Breast milk might hold key to better infant intake of medicines

Unlike formula, breast milk contains stem cells that can transform into any type of cell in the body.

By Sarah Boden/WESA