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On Being A New Mom

by Diana N. Derige DrPH, Director of Health Initiatives Urban Strategies My pregnancy and child birth was not what I had planned. By week 28, I was hospitalized with preeclampsia (a pregnancy complication characterized by [...]

Latino Fathers: Our Breastfeeding Champions

by Diana N. Derige, Director of Health Initiatives - Urban Strategies As Latinos, family is central to our lives and research has shown it is also central to our health. This is also true for [...]

Breastfeeding- Ensuring the “Best Start” for Latino Families

by Diana Derige, National Director for Health Initiatives, Urban Strategies The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and continuation for at least the first year after birth. [...]

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