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
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 the 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?
Daisy C.H.A.I.N. COMMUNITY BLOSSOMS: Mama Mirandah Smith and baby Natalie, age 11 1/2 months
Do you know that the best food for your child is breast milk , and only breast milk, for the first 6 months of your child’s life? Its true! After six months continued breastfeeding along with introducing foods is what is best for babies. World health organization 10 FACTS ON BREASTFEEDING WHO strongly recommends exclusive … More Photo Submissions Please and Thank You!!