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[-] [email protected] 13 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

They do it wherever they can get away with it. They used to do it in the West.

These days though in the West new mothers are likely to receive education about breastfeeding from advocacy organizations, which formed to combat this problem. Such organizations also put pressure on govts to regulate formula and the health system.

Back in the 1950s when La Leche League was formed, only 20% of mothers in the US were breastfeeding.

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