World Breastfeeding Week




World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated each year during the first week of August with many organizations choosing to celebrate breastfeeding throughout the entire month.

Loving Support© Makes Breastfeeding Work is the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) national breastfeeding promotion and support campaign. Education, training and outreach materials are provided for staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). Resources are also available for women and their families/friends and health care providers/community partners.



National WIC Breastfeeding Week National WIC Breastfeeding Week 2016 Proclamation

U.S. Department of Agriculture.

In appreciation of breastfeeding mothers and of all the dedicated volunteers, professionals, communities, and organizations who support their efforts.


social media toolkit Loving Support© World Breastfeeding Week Social Media Toolkit

USDA. WIC Works Resource System.

Ready, Set, Breastfeed! Promote the Loving Support© Campaign and WIC breastfeeding promotion and support during World Breastfeeding Week with this set of social media graphics and messages.


breastfeeding campaign #First31 Breastfeeding Campaign

DHHS. Office of Women's Health.

31 breastfeeding tips — one for each day of August to help moms prepare for breastfeeding and get off to a great start! Find the #First31 series on Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter.


breastfeeding in the workplace Breastfeeding in the Workplace

USDA. WIC Works Resource System.

A collection of resources for mothers breastfeeding in the workplace.


Office of Women's Health Employer Solutions: Supporting Breastfeeding in The Workplace

DHHS. Office of Women's Health.

This online resource provides businesses with cost-effective tips and solutions for any industry setting


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