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Lameka Banks puts her son, Joshua, into his stroller outside a WIC office in Liberty City Aug. 11. She said hospital staff taught her about the benefits of breastfeeding.

Lameka Banks puts her son, Joshua, into his stroller outside a WIC office in Liberty City Aug. 11. She said hospital staff taught her about the benefits of breastfeeding.

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Breast milk like 'liquid gold,' can decrease Black baby deaths

Breasts, though arguably one of the most sexually objectified parts of the female anatomy, are the subject of national debate over their functional purpose — providing nourishment to an infant. With August being National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, several incidents that occurred