Protect, Promote, and Support Breastfeeding


This week August 1st-7th  is World Breastfeeding Week. Check out for more information! Or check out the great links provided by WBW below!

WBW Poster

WBW Presentation

WBW Action Folder

World Breastfeeding Week – Now is the time to start planning!

Originally posted on Breastfeeding Medicine:

Whether you celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) or National Breastfeeding Month, and whether you choose the first week in August or October, the time to start planning is NOW!

The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is perhaps best known for its global sponsorship of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), but is much more: it is a global network of individuals and organisations concerned with the protection, promotion & support of breastfeeding worldwide. WABA’s actions are based on the Innocenti Declaration, the Ten Links for Nurturing the Future and the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding, and is in consultative status with UNICEF and is also an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). Its Core Partners include ABM, IBFAN, ILCA, LLLI and Wellstart International, with a shared mission is “To protect, promote and support breastfeeding worldwide, in…

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Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1 – 7th. This weeks goal is to increase awareness about breastfeeding and the benefits for mothers and babies!


World Breastfeeding Week Calendar        World Breastfeeding Week Action Folder

World Breastfeeding Week Poster


World Breastfeeding Week: Local Support, Resources Available for Breastfeeding Mothers

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Photo’s: Breastfeeding Like You’ve Never Seen Before

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More Breastfeeding Photo’s

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Breastfeeding Rates Are Up

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