The many, many costs of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding isn’t free — and it isn’t a solution to the national baby formula shortage.

By Aubrey Hirsch, Vox

“According to estimates by Inc. Contributor, Amy Nelson, the amount of time spent breast-feeding in a year is nearly equivalent to the hours worked in a full-time job. Only there’s no pay. When you tell lactating parents there’s “no cost” to breastfeeding, what you mean is that their time, their work, and their physical and mental health have no value.” Read the full article to learn more!

-Aubrey Hirsch