A baby’s risk of becoming an overweight child goes down with each month of breastfeeding. In the US, most babies start breastfeeding, but within the first week, half have already been given formula, and by 9 months, only 31% of babies are breastfeeding at all. Hospitals can either help or hinder mothers and babies as they begin to breastfeed.
What are the ten steps to successful breastfeeding and why do we need them?
Protection, promotion, and support of breastfeeding are critical public health needs, and the CDC has set a goal of increasing both breastfeeding initiation and duration and decreasing disparities in these rates across all populations in the United States.
For the children of New Hampshire to be healthy and strong , they must have the best possible nutrition. This brochure also contains Information about postpartum depression
Supportive doctors ensure breastfeeding is systematically addressed and supported at every clinical encounter.
La Leche League International provides breastfeeding information, support, answer pages, mother to mother forums, podcasts, breastfeeding and the law.
This easy-to-read publication provides women the how-to information and support needed to breastfeed successfully. It explains why breastfeeding is best for baby, mom, and society and how loved ones can support a mother’s decision to breastfeed.
Health care leaders shareresponsibility to craft standards,implement policies, and display leadership that consistently supports every new mother who chooses to breastfeed her baby.
Nurses share responsibility to craft standards, implement policies, and display leadership that consistently supports every new mother who chooses to breastfeed her baby.
What you need to know about breastfeeding in the hospital poster.
What you need to know about breastfeeding in the hospital – brochure in Spanish.