July news & updates
August is National Breastfeeding Month.
This year, the theme is Every Step of the Way.
"We envision a world in which every family is supported at every step along the infant feeding journey, with warm and coordinated hand-offs and transitions so that the needs of lactating families and those who support them are anticipated and met, every step of the way." Click here to learn about the ways you can get involved!
Take a look at these beautiful images of breastfeeding around the world!
Click here to view the slideshow.
"In her photo series and accompanying documentary, both titled
Milk Factory,” Corinne Botz goes inside over thirty American lactation facilities and makeshift spaces for lactating mothers."
Click here to read The New York Times Article.
"The suite—one of several created at the U.S. House of Representatives starting in 2007 under the impetus of Nancy Pelosi, the first female House speaker—is a space of privilege. In a country that does not guarantee mandatory paid leave after the birth or adoption of a child and where there is an intense pressure to breastfeed, lactation rooms have multiplied in the last decade."
Created by bereaved parents for bereaved parents. Click here to read the full article.
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