Breastfeeding Support: A National Campaign

Chamblin, Carol
December 2012
Illinois Nurse;Dec2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p9
The article highlights the Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding campaign in the U.S. It outlines infant reasons for milk supplementation and the maternal reasons for not exclusively feeding breast milk to their infant. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding are identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). It discusses the importance of labor and delivery care and of providing breastfeeding advice and counseling.


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