National Breastfeeding Month

Black Breastfeeding Week 2021 – Virtual Support Opportunity

It’s Black Breastfeeding Week 2021 – The Big Pause: Collective Rest for Collective Power. The week is filled with exciting events. For more information and to check out the events, please visit the Black Breastfeeding Week website or Facebook page In celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week, we are excited to share a new initiative from the Breastfeeding Family Friendly Community …

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Woman breastfeeding infant with text: Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Week 2021 Reclaiming our Tradition

Celebrating Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Week

During this third week of National Breastfeeding Month, we are excited to celebrate the inaugural Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Breastfeeding Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “Reclaiming our Traditions.” Learn more about the roots and importance of this week and the work of the Asian & Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force by …

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Indigenous Milk Medicine Week – Webinar Opportunity!

In celebration of Indigenous Milk Medicine Week, join BreastfeedLA on Thursday, August 12th from 10AM to 12:30PM PST/1PM to 3:30PM ET for Revitalizing Culture through Breastfeeding and Chestfeeding, a live webinar featuring Kimberly Moore-Salas, IBCLC, Amanda Singer, CLC, Briana Groten, BSN, IBCLC, and Natasha Bowman. Join us with speakers Kimberly Moore-Salas, IBCLC and Amanda Singer, CLC from …

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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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