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ERIC Number: ED450611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Pages: 58
Abstractor: N/A
Kathy Attends a Mother-to-Mother Support Group Meeting. Mother-to-Mother Support = Josefa Asiste a una Reunion de Grupo de Apoyo de Madre a Madre. Apoyo Madre a Madre.
Magalhaes, Rebecca; Stone-Jimerez, Maryanne; Allen de Smith, Paulina; Smith, Natalia
These magazine-sized booklets, one in English, one in Spanish, are in cartoon format and designed to be used by people with limited literacy in English or Spanish. This booklet explains what a mothers' support group is, and that mothers share experiences and information about breastfeeding, invite friends and relatives to attend, and is facilitated by a breastfeeding counselor who lives in the community. They also learn that breastfeeding mothers can eat a variety of foods, breast-size is irrelevant to performance, and that giving a breastfed baby a bottle can interfere with continued breastfeeding. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education) (KFT)
LINKAGES, Academy for Educational Development, 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009; Tel: 202-884-8700; Fax: 202-884-8977; E-mail: LINKAGES@AED.ORG; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: SpanishEnglish
Sponsor: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: La Leche League International, Schaumburg, IL.; Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see FL 801 422-427. Illustrations by Kathy Grossman. Spanish translation by Paulina Allen de Smith and Natalia Smith.