Healthcare providers are an important source of breastfeeding information. Breastfeeding provides unique health benefits to infants and mothers. You and your staff play a critical role in promoting exclusive breastfeeding and increasing breastfeeding duration. Your counseling and support efforts should start while patients are pregnant and continue through the neonatal period and beyond.
Breastfeeding support begins prenatally
How hospitals play a critical role in establishing breastfeeding
Breastfeeding assistance after discharge
Links to evidence based information about breastfeeding