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Birth and Beyond California: Hospital Breastfeeding Quality Improvement and Staff Training Demonstration Project Report (2011) (PDF, 4.57MB)Opens a new browser window.
This report describes the Birth and Beyond California: Hospital Breastfeeding Quality Improvement and Staff Training Project (BBC), a demonstration project initiated by the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division, California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Breastfeeding: Investing in California’s Future (2007)
Recommendations to provide a framework for the steps that the CDPH must take to improve exclusive breastfeeding rates and eliminate health disparities in California

MCAH Breastfeeding Program Fact Sheet
The Breastfeeding Program promotes and supports public health and health care efforts to make breastfeeding the normal method of infant feeding in California for at least the first year of life in order to provide proven benefits to the mother, infant, and society

California Food Guide: Normal Infant Feeding Guidelines 2006 (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Recommendations for feeding infants through the Life Cycle from 0-12 months

Annual Reports Highlighting Breastfeeding Rates in California
Annual reports on California Breastfeeding and Hospital Performance by the California WIC Association and UC Davis Lactation Center

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action on Breastfeeding (2011)
Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin released The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding in the Jack Morton Auditorium at The George Washington University 

 
 
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