The Benefits of Breastfeeding
Learn more about the benefits of the breastfeeding and find links to addtional support groups from the World Health Organization here, at Womenshealth.gov, and Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.
Support the various organizations that advocate breastfeeding:
The World Alliance Breastfeeding Action, a network of organizations and individuals who promote and aim to protect nursing
La Leche League International (LLLI), a group of trained volunteer mothers who provide support and guidance to new mothers
International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants, healthcare professionals who can provide clinical care in breastfeeding
Sign a petition for Google to create a World Breastfeeding Week “Google Doodle " (pictured left). It has over 2,300 signatures and has a goal of 10,000. You can sign and share the petition by going here.
Watch poet Holly McNish deliver her poem "Embarrassed," about breastfeeding in bathrooms in the UK, in a viral video featured on the Huffington Post (may contain language offensive to viewers).
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