March through Brooklyn kicks off Breastfeeding Awareness Month

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Organizers are hoping that more mothers will breastfeed their infants.

The borough is helping to kick off National Breastfeeding Awareness Month this August.

For a sixth year, dozens of people are marching more than two miles through Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights to raise awareness about breastfeeding.

Organizers say there is a low number of mothers in those neighborhoods who are breastfeeding, and they're hoping to change that because of its crucial health...

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