national breastfeeding month

Bikers for Babies empty the tank for the milk bank

Bikers for Babies Empty the Tank for the Milk Bank

In an event dubbed “Empty the Tank for the Milk Bank,” our Bikers for Babies delivered 1,775 ounces of milk to the milk bank from our depot at ProHealth Physicians –... More > about Bikers for Babies Empty the Tank for the Milk Bank

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

Breastfeeding in Emergencies: COVID-19

The third week of National Breastfeeding Month focuses on infant and young child feeding in emergencies. Milk bank Executive Director Naomi Bar-Yam provides an overview... More > about Breastfeeding in Emergencies: COVID-19

National Breastfeeding Month: Taking Stock During Emergencies and Crises

World Breastfeeding Week, National Breastfeeding Month, and Black Breastfeeding Week are opportunities for us to celebrate, educate, and advocate breastfeeding in the US and across... More > about National Breastfeeding Month: Taking Stock During Emergencies and Crises

World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet

That formula can be harmful for mothers and babies is well documented. It also harms Mother Earth. This year, World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is focusing... More > about World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet

Leveling the playing field: Addressing disparities in breastfeeding

This essay on leveling the playing field is the fourth of four posts celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month 2019. Read the introduction to... More > about Leveling the playing field: Addressing disparities in breastfeeding