Study on Workplace Accommodations to Support Breastfeeding, from Women’s Health Issues The Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health has published a study entitled, “Access to Workplace Accommodations to Support Breastfeeding after Passage of the Affordable Care Act,” examining the associations between the access as mandated by the federal law and breastfeeding initiation and duration. The study foundContinue reading “Workplace Accommodations to Support Breastfeeding”
US hospitals have improved their support for breastfeeding mothers but not enough according to Dr Thomas Frieden. They should strive for UNICEF’s Baby Friendly Hospital Status. Read more: http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/hospitals-are-improving-breastfeeding-support-but-more-needs-to-change-9-cdc-report-findings.html
One adoptive mother’s story: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-boob-group/id539410267?mt=2
Despite WHO recommendations, less than 40 percent of infants under six months of age are breastfed exclusively. Click here to see how the Swiss Foundation and Yale School of Public Health partner to solve this problem globally.