World Breastfeeding Week

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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 the series here. The last week... More > about Leveling the playing field: Addressing disparities in breastfeeding

The Answer is in the Community: The Role of Culture in Empowerment and Support to Enable Breastfeeding

This essay on culture and community is the third of four posts celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month 2019. Read the introduction to the... More > about The Answer is in the Community: The Role of Culture in Empowerment and Support to Enable Breastfeeding

Empowering Parents, Enabling Breastfeeding for Premature Babies

The second of four posts celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month 2019. Read the introduction to the series here. Empowering parents and enabling... More > about Empowering Parents, Enabling Breastfeeding for Premature Babies

Partnering to Empower Parents and Enable Breastfeeding

The first of four posts celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month 2019. Read the introduction to the series here. World Breastfeeding Week 2019... More > about Partnering to Empower Parents and Enable Breastfeeding

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 2019

The theme for World Breastfeeding Week 2019 is “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding.” The logo says it all. Parents are at the center of their infants’... More > about Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 2019

Why Breastfeeding Matters for Mothers and Children (and Families) Everywhere: A Public Health Imperative

By Naomi Bar-Yam, PhD, and Christopher Duggan, MD, MPH Ranging from scuttling of environmental air and water protections, seeking rescindment of the Affordable Care Act... More > about Why Breastfeeding Matters for Mothers and Children (and Families) Everywhere: A Public Health Imperative