Hebamme 2011; 24(3): 178-182
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1288952
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Abstillen oder Weiterstillen? Entscheidungsgrundlagen von Frauen in entwickelten Ländern

Christine Wehrstedt1
  • 1Hebamme, München
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Publication Date:
20 September 2011 (online)

Die Kommentare, die Mütter immer wieder hören, wenn sie länger als ein Jahr stillen, reichen von „Was, du stillst immer noch?” bis „Ist das nicht schlecht für die Entwicklung des Kindes, wenn es so lange gestillt wird?” Das verunsichert die Frauen natürlich erheblich und zeigt die Vorurteile gegen eine lange Stillzeit, die in unserer Gesellschaft verbreitet sind.


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Anschrift der Autorin:

Christine Wehrstedt

Elisabeth-zu-Guttenberg-Straße 30

81829 München

Email: hebamme.muenchen@googlemail.com