World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated during the first week of August. The theme for 2014 is "BREASTFEEDING: A WINNING GOAL FOR LIFE."



world breastfeeding week video World Breastfeeding Week Video

In honor of WIC peer counselors, the Food and Nutrition Service developed a video for use in World Breastfeeding Week activities. The 6 1/2 minute video can be used to promote peer counseling in clinics, in the community, and with partners and stakeholders.


World Breastfeeding Week

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action.

Celebrating 10 years of WHO/UNICEF's global strategy for infant and young child feeding.


Loving Support™ Through Peer Counseling: A Journey Together

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

New materials to help integrate breastfeeding peer counselors into WIC Clinics across the nation.


breastfeeding tip sheet Tips for Breastfeeding Moms in English and Spanish (PDF | 1.7 MB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Based on MyPlate. Includes a daily meal plan and tips for healthy eating and physical activity for the breastfeeding mom.


International Lactation Consultant Association WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK KITS AND PROMOTIONAL ITEMS

International Lactation Consultant Association.

This site provides current information on the World Breastfeeding Week. It also provides tool kits and promotional items.


WHO World Breastfeeding Week

World Health Organization.

This site provides information about World Breastfeeding Week as well as Q&A and tips on breastfeeding.


Handouts for Breastfeeding Moms

USDA. WIC Works Resource System.

Handouts from a variety of organizations that may be downloaded and distributed to WIC participants.


WIC Breastfeeding Support Infographic WIC Breastfeeding Support Infographic

National WIC Association.

Educational tool to show how WIC plays an important role in improving breastfeeding rates across the nation.


Breastfeeding Text Message Posters

Ohio WIC.

These posters were developed by Ohio WIC to provide easy tips and information about breastfeeding.


Government in Action on Breastfeeding

Womenshealth.gov

The Office on Women's Health continues to partner with other agencies and organizations to focus attention on the importance of breastfeeding.


bookmarks Think Breastfeeding. Think WIC!

Arkansas WIC.

This street advertisement campaign by Arkansas WIC was developed to promote WIC services and breastfeeding efforts throughout Arkansas. The bookmarks support the campaign efforts.


breastfeeding campaign It's Only Natural Breastfeeding Campaign

DHHS. Office of Women's Health.

Helps African-American women and their families understand the health benefits of breastfeeding—not just for babies, but for moms too.


Your Guide to Breastfeeding

HHS. National Women's Health Information Center.

An updated publication with information and support designed for breastfeeding mothers.