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  • CDC 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card: Most FL Babies Start Breastfeeding but Duration Lags August 21, 2018 CDC 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card: Most FL Babies Start Breastfeeding but Duration LagsMost (82.6 percent) babies born in Florida started out breastfeeding – but many stop earlier than recommended, according to the 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The American Academy of Pediatrics’ Policy on Breastfeeding recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months. While more than half (54 percent) of ... Read more ...
  • August is National Breastfeeding Month July 31, 2018 August is National Breastfeeding MonthAugust is National Breastfeeding Month! The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) is coordinating a social media advocacy and outreach campaign to build support for the policy and practice changes needed to build a “landscape of breastfeeding support.”  These activities build on the observation of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), celebrated every year from August 1-7 to encourage breastfeeding ... Read more ...

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