Monday, August 6th, 2012
Every year, between August 1 and August 7, thousands of moms in more than 170 countries participate in World Breastfeeding Week–an initiative started 20 years ago by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) to “protect, promote, and support” breastfeeding worldwide.
This year also marks the 10th anniversary of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding, a program started by WHO and UNICEF to reach mothers and infants everywhere, especially those who are underprivileged or malnourished.
In commemoration of 20 years of awareness and progress, we’ve compiled some of our best tips and videos to help make breastfeeding as easy as possible for you and your baby:
- 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding
- Breastfeeding for Beginners
- 12 Signs of a Good Latch
- The Best Breastfeeding Positions for Mom And Baby
- Establishing a Breastfeeding Routine
- Pain-Free Breastfeeding
Plus, don’t forget to check out our article on common breastfeeding myths.