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National Breastfeeding Month 2022 Weekly Observances

Week 1: World Breastfeeding Week

Dates: August 1-7

Theme: Educate & Support

 

Week 2: Indigenous Milk Medicine Week

Dates: August 8-14

Theme: Strengthening Our Traditions From Birth and Beyond

 

Week 3: Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Week

Dates: August 15-21

Theme: Telling Our Own Stories. Elevating Our Voices.

 

Week 4: Black Breastfeeding Week

Dates: August 25-31

Theme: BBW 2022: 10 Years, A New Foundation

 

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News and Announcements

The Effectiveness of Virtual Lactation Support - Review & Analysis

The World Health Organization recommends lactation support to enhance the rates of exclusive breastfeeding. Access to in person lactation support may be limited due to scarcity of resources (e.g., healthcare professionals) and geography. Advances in technology have allowed lactation supports to be offered virtually through information and communication technologies (i.e., telephone, internet, and social media).

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Voice of Mothers-Milk for Donation After Infant Death

The second stage of lactation with copious milk production occurs after birth regardless of the infant’s survival. Previous research indicates that milk donation following a perinatal loss may help some bereaved mothers come to terms with their loss. The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of women choosing to continue to express milk after a perinatal loss specifically for donation to a nonprofit milk bank governed by the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA).

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Infant Formula: A Personal Journey and an Evolution in Thinking

"I have learned that we all need to take a closer look at our experiences and exposures that may impact our unconscious biases, and approach corporate products and relationships with a healthy skepticism in the interest of the babies and families we care for."

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