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Breastfeeding in Bemidji members paraded down Beltrami Avenue on Saturday afternoon in support of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. The group started at the Big River Scoop and concluded at Diamond Point Park. CRYSTAL DEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER

Keeping abreast of breastfeeding: Bemidji group shows support for national awareness month

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BEMIDJI -- Mothers have been breastfeeding babies since the beginning of the human existence, yet in the modern day, women are often discouraged from feeding their children in public. Breastfeeding in Bemidji, a nursing support group, set out Saturday afternoon on a walk through town to support a woman's right to breastfeed.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts and Beltrami county government for The Bemidji Pioneer. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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