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Basics

On the Web: Articles

Breastfeeding on the Set. Robin Riccitiello, Breastfeeding (n.d.). Actress Lisa Vidal tells how.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.

Baby Milk Action. Nestlé boycott.

Breastfeeding Basics.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (Breastfeeding Topics).

Infant Formula Action Coalition (INFACT). Nestlé boycott.

Journal of Human Lactation.

La Leche League International.

Mothering: The Magazine of Natural Family Living.

Nestlé (Wikipedia). Summarizes history of company & its efforts to promote consumption of commercial infant formula at whatever cost to humanity.

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Abrams, Richard S. Will It Hurt the Baby? The Safe Use of Medications during Pregnancy & Breastfeeding (Reading MA: Addison-Wesley, 1990).

Anon. Las multinacionales de la alimentación contra los bebés (México: Nueva Imagen, 1982).

Apple, Rima D. Mothers & Medicine: A Social History of Infant Feeding, 19890-1950 (Madison: U. of Wisconsin, 1987).

Baumslag, Naomi & Dia M. Michels. Milk, Money & Madness: The Culture & Politics of Breastfeeding (Westport CT: Bergin & Garvey, 1995).

Blum, Linda M. At the Breast: Ideologies of Breastfeeding & Motherhood in the Contemporary US (Boston: Beacon, 1999).

Brown, Amy Benson & Kathryn Read. The Reality of Breastfeeding: Reflections by Contemporary Women (Westport CT: Bergin & Garvey, 1998).

Caldwell, Karen (ed.) Reclaiming Breastfeeding for the US: Protection, Promotion & Support (Sudbury MA: Jones & Bartlett, 2002).

Campbell, Carolyn E. The Decline in Breastfeeding: An Analysis of the Role of the Nestlé Corporation from Two Perspectives (Ithaca: NY College of Human Ecology, 1982).

Carter, Pam. Feminism, Breasts, & Breast Feeding (NY: St. Martin's, 1995).

Cottingham, Jane (ed.) Bottle Babies: A Guide to the Baby Foods Issue (Carouge, Switzerland: ISIS, 1976).

Dobbing, John (ed.) Infant Feeding: Anatomy of a Controversy, 1973-1984 (NY: Springer-Verlag, 1988).

Fildes, Valerie A. Breasts, Bottles & Babies: A History of Infant Feeding (Edinburgh: U. of Edinburgh, 1986).

__________. Wet Nursing from Antiquity to the Present (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1988).

Francis, Solveig & Others. The Milk of Human Kindness: Defending Breastfeeding from the Global Market & the AIDS Industry (Philadelphia: Crossroads, 2002).

Gaskin, Ina May. Babies, Breastfeeding & Bonding (South Hadley MA: Bergin & Garvey, 1987).

Giles, Fiona. Fresh Milk: The Secret Life of Breasts (NY: Simon & Schuster, 2003).

Grieco, Sara F. Matthews & Carlo A. Corsini. Historical Perspectives on Breastfeeding: Two Essays (Florence: UNICEF International Child Development Center, 1991).

Hausman, Bernice L. Mother's Milk: Breastfeeding Controversies in American Culture (NY: Routledge, 2003).

Helsing, Elisabet. Breastfeeding in Practice: A Manual for Health Workers (NY: Oxford, 1982).

Hull, Valerie & Mayling Simpson (eds.) Breastfeeding, Child Health & Child Spacing: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (London: Croom Helm, 1985).

Kroeger, Mary. Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding: Protecting the Mother & Baby Continuum (Sudbury M
A: Jones & Bartlett, 2004).

La Leche League. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding (London: Tandem, 1971).

Maher, Vanessa (ed.) The Anthropology of Breastfeeding: Natural Law or Social Construct? (Providence RI: Berg, 1992).

Odent, Michel. The Nature & Birth of Breastfeeding (Westport CT: Bergin & Garvey, 1992),

Pandey, Rajendra. Breast-Feeding & Working Women in India: Constraints & Opportunities (Allahabad: Chugh, 1990).

Raphael, Dana. The Tender Gift: Breastfeeding (NY: Schocken, 1976).

__________ (ed.) Breastfeeding & Food Policy in a Hungry World (NY: Academic, 1979).

__________ & Flora Davis. Only Mothers Know: Patterns of Infant Feeding in Traditional Cultures (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1985).

Riordan, Jan (ed.) Breastfeeding & Human Lactation (Suudbury MA: Jones & Bartlett, 2005).

Schwartz, Friedhelm. Nestlé: The Secrets of Food, Trust & Globalization (Toronto: Key Porter, 2002).

Steingraber, Sara. Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood (Cambridge MA: Perseus, 2001).

Van Esterik, Penny. Beyond the Breast-Bottle Controversy (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1989).

Ward, Julie DeJager. La Leche League: At the Crossroads of Medicine, Feminism & Religion (Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina, 2002).

Whitaker, Elizabeth Dixon. Measuring Mamma's Milk: Fascism & the Medicalization of Maternity in Italy (Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan 2000).

Wolf, Jacqueline H. Don't Kill Your Baby: Public Health & the Decline of Breastfeeding in the 19th & 20th C. (Columbus: Ohio State U., 2001).

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