With August recognized as National Breastfeeding Month, it is important for new moms to understand how to overcome common barriers to breastfeeding, and what to expect when preparing to breastfeed for the first time.
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Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Black women, and an estimated 33,840 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2019. An estimated 6,540 deaths from breast cancer are expected to occur among black women in 2019. ... read more »
Assemblywomen Autumn Burke (D- Inglewood) and Marie Waldron (R- Escondido) have introduced AB 2342 ensuring that women who have not been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer, but who could be considered high-risk are appropriately assessed and if necessary, receive genetic counseling and testing. ... read more »
The photo shows the eight-year cancer survivor, who made the extremely difficult decision to undergo a single mastectomy, barring it all, well almost, in hopes of inspiring other women and survivors this month. ... read more »