CPC Fellow Peggy Bentley's research appears in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Aug 20, 2007

Taleah Walton entered the delivery room at Hahnemann University Hospital last month saying she planned to breast-feed. But when her son was born, she said, the hospital staff took him and fed him formula anyway. ..."They know that breast-feeding is the best," said Peggy Bentley, a nutrition professor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

This article refers to Dr. Bentley's 2003 Journal of Nutrition article:

Bentley, Margaret E., Deborah L. Dee, and Joan L. Jensen. 2003. Breastfeeding among Low Income, African-American Women: Power, Beliefs and Decision Making. Journal of Nutrition 133, no. 1: S305-9.

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