The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding

by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
     
 
The health effects of breastfeeding are well recognized and apply to mothers and children in developed nations such as the United States as well as to those in developing countries. Breast milk is uniquely suited to the human infant’s nutritional needs and is a live substance with unparalleled immunological and anti-inflammatory properties that protect against

Overview

The health effects of breastfeeding are well recognized and apply to mothers and children in developed nations such as the United States as well as to those in developing countries. Breast milk is uniquely suited to the human infant’s nutritional needs and is a live substance with unparalleled immunological and anti-inflammatory properties that protect against a host of illnesses and diseases for both mothers and children.

This describes specific steps people can take to participate in a society-wide
approach to support mothers and babies who are breastfeeding. This approach will increase the public health impact of everyone’s efforts, reduce inequities in the quality of health care that mothers and babies receive, and improve the support that families receive in employment and community settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013541733
Publisher:
1001 Property Solutions LLC
Publication date:
11/25/2011
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
14 MB
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