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The birth of Camie Goldhammer’s first daughter did not go as planned. The labor had gone long, and Goldhammer, a social worker, ended up having an emergency C-section.

And she was still in shock when a nurse gently helped her open the top of her gown to put the tiny child to her breast.

“I had not taken a breastfeeding course,” Goldhammer said. “I’d never really seen anybody breastfeed. No one […].”

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Andrea Leonhardt

“Made in Germany,” Andrea Leonhardt is the managing editor for BK Reader. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, with minors in American studies and education, and a master’s...

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