the blog

E komo mai (Welcome)! This blog features musings on breastfeeding and human lactation at the intersection of biology and culture.


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Dr. Aunchalee Palmquist – I’m a medical anthropologist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). I study  global maternal and child health and health disparities, human milk sharing and milk banking, and infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E). Opinions are my own.

I’m also on Twitter!