Breastfeeding Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Having two babies at very different times in my life has shown me firsthand how racism and poverty affect new parents

Katie Acosta
Human Parts

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TThree months after my second child was born, I was scheduled to attend an academic conference. This conference did not require me to travel out of state, but I did have to leave my baby for upward of eight…

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Katie Acosta
Human Parts

I am a queer, woman of color, scholar-activist. writing about parenting, loving, forgiving and struggle