National Breastfeeding Month

Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week 2020!

It is Week 4 of National Breastfeeding Month 2020 in the US, a month-long breastfeeding awareness event.  And the month culminates in Black Breastfeeding Week 2020.  Revive. Restore. Reclaim! For eight years now, during the final seven days of National Breastfeeding Month, Black Breastfeeding Week has been celebrating Black breastfeeding families and bringing focused awareness …

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Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCFE)

National Breastfeeding Month 2020 continues with a focus this week on Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCFE). Communities experience emergencies, both natural and man-made, that impact important services, e.g., reliable electrical service, safe and clean water, access to community services.  Communities now also are faced with responding to emergencies in the context of …

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Celebrating Native Breastfeeding Week!

National Breastfeeding Month 2020 continues in the US!  This week, from Sunday, August 9, to Saturday, August 15, breastfeeding, chestfeeding, and human milk feeding is celebrated as part of Native Breastfeeding Week – #StrongResilientLatched.  On the Native Breastfeeding Week Facebook page, we are reminded that this week addresses “the inequity and injustice of Indigenous parents …

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Celebrating Breastfeeding 2020!

This week, August 1-7, is World Breastfeeding Week (WBW).  WBW has been celebrated the first week of August every year since 1992 to commemorate the 1990 Innocenti Declaration on the Protection, Promotion and Support of Breastfeeding.1 Beyond celebrations, WBW is a week dedicated to increasing awareness about and advocacy for the protection, promotion, and support of breastfeeding.  The …

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