Quote of the Day 8/13/2014

“It says a lot about the health of both women and babies in the state of Oklahoma. There’s lots and lots of research showing that breast-feeding is the best choice for both mom and baby. For babies, we know it decreases their risks for allergies … serious childhood illnesses like diabetes and decreases their risk of diseases later on in life.”

– Kathryn Konrad, co-leader of the Oklahoma Birth Network, discussing CDC data showing Oklahoma babies are breast-fed at some of the lowest rates in the nation (Source: http://bit.ly/1vFxGVV)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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