It has been known for long that breastfeeding is good for babies. And now it turns out, breastfeeding can help prevent breast cancer for African-American (read Black) women.
Breast cancer is one of those deadly diseases to which African women are especially at risk. According to the Huffington Post,
But now there is this good news. If we can convince more African mothers to breastfeed instead of giving their babies baby formula we will be killing two birds with one stone…
Breastfeeding currently is not terribly popular among young African mothers for a number of reasons. Most working mothers may feel it isn’t even practical. But now they have reasons to reconsider.
There have been reports of fake baby formula on the market, and a lot of it no doubt ends up in Africa. This time let’s not kill two birds with one stone – let’s save two African lives!
Image source – HuffPost.com