breastfeeding family Loving Support Award of Excellence for Local WIC Agencies - Application Period Now Open

FNS announces the Loving Support Award of Excellence to recognize local WIC agencies that have provided exemplary breastfeeding promotion and support activities. The award period is open until December 14, 2016.

breastfeeding Loving Support© Makes Breastfeeding Work Campaign Materials

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service.

Brochures, posters, training tools, and more for promoting and supporting breastfeeding in WIC.

journal of nutrition education and behavior cover Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior - Call for Papers on WIC Breastfeeding

The Journal for the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior will be publishing a special supplement issue on WIC and Breastfeeding. Papers are due December 1, 2016.

Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk

American Academy of Pediatrics.

New breastfeeding policy statement promotes considering infant nutrition a public health issue and not only a lifestyle choice.

nursing mothers Breastfeeding and the Workplace Resources

USDA. WIC Works.

Resources for employers on providing break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child.

breastfeeding training Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC

USDA, WIC Works Resource System.

This standardized competency-based curriculum was developed to ensure that all staff attain a level of proficiency in the skills required to promote and support breastfeeding in the WIC setting.

breastfeeding peer counselors Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services for All Health Professionals

United States Breastfeeding Committee

Guideline and framework to integrate evidence-based breastfeeding knowledge, skills, and attitudes into standard health care delivery practices.

breastfeeding peer counseling 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 poster Breastfeeding Posters and Images from Alaska WIC

Alaska WIC.

Collection of posters and digital images from Alaska WIC. WIC Programs and partners are encouraged to to download the images for non-profit use in communicating breastfeeding education and outreach messages.

breastfeeding Breastfeeding: A Magical Bond of Love

Culturally appropriate tools to effectively communicate with Hispanic participants about the benefits of breastfeeding. View the accompanying video or order the video and materials.

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.

State Health Departments Provide Community-Based Breastfeeding Support

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Community-based strategies are an effective way to promote and support breastfeeding initiation, duration, and exclusivity.

LactMed LactMed

National Library of Medicine.

Database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Includes data on maternal and infant levels of drugs and alternate drugs to consider.

breastfeeding family WIC Image Gallery

Download images to use in your education materials. This collection of digital images is provided by the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).

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