Breastfeeding & Lead Exposure (WJRT, ABC 12)
“Breastfeeding is almost always the best option for both mothers and babies – despite lead exposure.
“During environment disasters, such as this, nature has provided its own filter. And in fact the mother’s body actually protects the baby from exposure to the environmental contaminant – in this case lead,” said Dr. Paula Schrek with the Michigan Breastfeeding Network. – WRJT“