World Breastfeeding Week 2013

Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers Objectives: 1. To draw attention to the importance of Peer Support in helping mothers to establish and sustain breastfeeding. 2. To inform people of the highly effective benefits of Peer Counselling, and unite efforts to expand peer counselling programmes. 3. To encourage breastfeeding supporters, regardless of thei r educat ional … More World Breastfeeding Week 2013

Do you believe breastfeeding support from an IBCLC and postpartum doula care should be free to all women?

It is an important question facing our nation. Childhood obesity and diabetes are on the rise, yet the rates of exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months in the USA hover at only 16%. Both the World Health Organization and ┬áthe American Academy of Pediatrics recommend All babies should be fed breastmilk, and only breast milk, for … More Do you believe breastfeeding support from an IBCLC and postpartum doula care should be free to all women?