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Breast-Feeding Simplified

New Web site makes it easier to overcome fears, obstacles

FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2002 (HealthDayNews) -- There's a new Web site that makes it easier for women to overcome barriers to breast-feeding.

The site, called GotMom.org, was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), offers solutions to daily breast-feeding barriers such as acceptance, embarrassment and harassment.

The information provided on the site is based on feedback midwives get from mothers about their fears related to breast-feeding. The site offers a wide variety of solutions to those fears and problems.

ACNM plans to release a Spanish-language version of GotMom.org in 2003.

More information

For more about breast-feeding, go to the La Leche League.

SOURCE: American College of Nurse-Midwives, news release, December 2002
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