Resources for World Breastfeeding Week
“Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers” is the theme for World Breastfeeding Week 2013 (August 1-7). It is a time for people around the world to promote and encourage breastfeeding. This theme focuses on the importance of all aspects of breastfeeding support. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months and continued breastfeeding for at least the first year as foods are introduced.