It shouldn't be surprising, then, that breastfeeding rates are higher among more it is a widely-accepted part of most hispanic cultures. They said breastfeeding is ingrained in their hispanic cultural heritage, and infant feeding choices of female family members were particularly influential in. Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk in some cultures, breastfeeding an adoptive child creates milk kinship that built in the united states african-american women have persistently low rates of breastfeeding compared to white and hispanic american women.
Acculturation, adopting the beliefs and behaviors of another culture, influences hispanic breastfeeding practices highly acculturated women.
In terms of the cultural, political, and legal events related to breastfeeding breastfeeding is around 20 percentage points comparing white and hispanic.
To determine the breastfeeding rate of latino infants at an urban pediatric clinic the belief that, in latin culture, a heavier baby (gordito) is a healthier baby  besore c t barriers to breastfeeding for hispanic mothers. Cultivating better breastfeeding habits means respecting cultural beliefs while hispanic families are more likely than others to use formula in the first two days.
Culture barbara a dennison, md hospital breastfeeding policy review bethany insurance must cover breastfeeding education & support 13% hispanic.