Why Breastfeeding Moms Need More than Awareness

Breast is best, the familiar adage reminds parents of newborns.  And this August, Breastfeeding Awareness Month gives families, health care providers and policymakers a chance to reflect on the benefits that breastfeeding offers babies and mothers alike.  It also begs the questions: How do hospitals, health plans and regulatory policies encourage breastfeeding? And where they could improve?

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