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    Breastfeeding

    Improving support for familes and babies

    Helping to support a mother’s choice to breastfeed when safe and viable is a public health priority, so NICHQ works with hospitals, birthing facilities and communities to increase support for mothers who choose to breastfeed.

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Featured Resource

CDC Breastfeeding Report Card 2014

Breastfeeding Report Card 2014

The CDC's Breastfeeding Report Card 2014 brings together state-by-state information and features a story about a Best Fed Beginnings project team. The report is designed to help health professionals, employers, business owners, community members and family members work together to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

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Featured Story

Making the Business Case for Hospitals to Support Breastfeeding Moms

Making the Business Case for Hospitals to Support Breastfeeding Moms

Hospitals that support a mother’s decision to breastfeed and pursue Baby-Friendly designation are finding that the effort holds unexpected benefits.

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