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AAP identifies stigma, lack of support and workplace barriers as obstacles that hinder continued breastfeeding

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends exclusive breastfeeding of infants for the first six months of life before introducing nutritious complementary foods, while encouraging social and systemic changes to support mothers who choose to breastfeed.

The AAP outlines its recommendations and evidence of significant health benefits to infant and mother within an updated policy statement and technical report

Read full article here: Why Breastfeeding Parents Need More Support

Why Breastfeeding Parents Need More Support. HealthyChildren.org. (n.d.). Retrieved September 15, 2022, from https://healthychildren.org/English/news/Pages/pediatricians-say-breastfeeding-parents-need-more-support.aspx