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Support from family, workplace determines breastfeeding success

Tuesday - Jul 24, 2012

CHAMPAIGN - Linda Steinberg knows it can be a challenge for new moms to continue breastfeeding when they go back to work.

She also knows it's worth the effort, she says.

"We see a big decrease at the eight- to 12-week mark," says Steinberg, a lactation counselor who works with breastfeeding mothers at the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. "Research shows we can attribute that to women having to go back to work."

Read the whole story at the News Gazette website.