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Breastfeeding Initiative

MCAH Breastfeeding Guidelines and Resources

  • California Infant Feeding Guide
    A feeding guide for children from birth to one year of age, with a focus on breastfeeding.
  • MyPlate Resources
    MyPlate Resources were developed to help individuals achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Tools and handouts encourage teens and pregnant and breastfeeding women to include a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and dairy on their plates every day and be physically active.
  • Gestational Diabetes and Postp​artum Care
    Patient management references for multidiscipline community partners and organizations serving women with diabetes before, during and after pregnancy. Includes nutrition, breastfeeding and physical activity resources.​​
  • Lactation Accommodation
    Information for parents, employers, and all community members on supporting nursing mothers.
  • Emergency Preparedness: Infant and Young Child Feeding
    Resources for safe infant and child feeding during a disaster.
  • Breastfeeding Model Hospital Policy Recommendations
    Recommendations to assist hospitals and health care providers in meeting the national and state public health breastfeeding goals.​​​

Additional Breastfeeding Guidelines and Resources

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