breastfeeding

Advocacy: WHO Code

Advocacy, Part 1: The WHO Code at 40

This essay on the WHO Code is the first installment in a series on breastfeeding advocacy. Breastfeeding support takes many forms: clinical, community, peer to peer, education, and advocacy. Here, we... More > about Advocacy, Part 1: The WHO Code at 40

Breast Cancer and Breastfeeding: Raising Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer and breastfeeding are integrally related in many ways, including personal support of those facing pregnancy, breastfeeding, and... More > about Breast Cancer and Breastfeeding: Raising Awareness

Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility

For three decades the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) has united the world in protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding. Among its many efforts is... More > about Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility

A History of Breastfeeding Support and Advocacy in Zeros and Fives

For most of the world’s history, breastfeeding was the way babies ate. It did not require a social movement or national and international organizations to... More > about A History of Breastfeeding Support and Advocacy in Zeros and Fives

COVID-19 and Breastfeeding: Lessons from the Past Brought Forward

Final of four in a series Anniversaries (of birth, marriage, death, countries’ independence, war, peace) are an opportunity to celebrate, mourn, reflect back, project forward.... More > about COVID-19 and Breastfeeding: Lessons from the Past Brought Forward

Pregnant Women Get Sick and Sick Women Get Pregnant: Lessons from COVID About Drug Trials

Third of four in a series Anniversaries (of birth, marriage, death, countries’ independence, war, peace) are an opportunity to celebrate, mourn, reflect back, project forward.... More > about Pregnant Women Get Sick and Sick Women Get Pregnant: Lessons from COVID About Drug Trials