-“Just nursing and talking with the President of Venezuela. No biggie.” -via bluemilk.wordpress.com
-Taken in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Do you think this ad would ever fly in mainland USA? Nope. But why not?
U.S. Ranks Last for Breastfeeding in Entire Industrial World
Save the Children’s report ‘State of the World’s Mothers’ says the U.S. has the least favorable environment for breastfeeding in the entire industrial world. They calculated a score for each of 36 industrialized countries based on maternity leave laws, rights to nursing break at work and other policy features. They cite Niger as the worst country in the world to be a mother. Their key findings: Children in an alarming number of countries are not getting adequate nutrition during their first 1,000 days, child malnutrition is widespread and it is limiting the future success of millions of children and their countries. Also, economic growth is not enough to fight malnutrition.
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19. New Zealand
23. Slovak Rep.
Welp, my case for running off to France to raise my brood strengthens.