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    August: National Breastfeeding Month

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 29, 2011 2:36:46 PM

    Earlier this month, the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) declared August to be National Breastfeeding Month. To commemorate this special month, here are just a few recent studies, programs, and champions of breastfeeding awareness and advocacy:

    As National Breastfeeding Month comes to a close, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank all the lactation consultants who support and educate new mothers on the benefits of breastfeeding. Jones & Bartlett Learning is your partner in providing the best breastfeeding care. Check out some of our recent books and our newly revised online course, Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.

    We would love to hear what you’ve been doing to celebrate National Breastfeeding Month. Post your comments below.

    Topics: baby-friendly, breastfeeding, lactation, lactation consultant, ten steps to successful breastfeeding, lactation, national breastfeeding month, breastfeeding

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