• Woman says federal officials took her breastfeeding daughter away in a detention center

    5 monthes ago - By WLWT

    The woman who had been detained under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy, which refers anyone caught crossing the border illegally for federal prosecution.
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  • Migrant woman says federal authorities took her child as she was breastfeeding at the border

    Migrant woman says federal authorities took her child as she was breastfeeding at the border

    5 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    Federal authorities took a child from a migrant woman who was breastfeeding at a detention center after illegally crossing the border, according to a CNN report Wednesday. When she resisted, she was handcuffed. The woman reportedly cried as she told an attorney about the experience Tuesday.
    As writer Kaz Weida pointed out on Twitter, many breastfeeding babies don't take bottles, and without her mother's breastmilk, the child could be without nutrition.
    Secondly, we need to talk about what happens to a Mom when she suddenly stops breastfeeding. This causes engorgement that can result in...
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