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By Jacquelyn Martin, Adriana Gomez Licon, Terry Tang, Associated Press
The pandemic forced new parents to find help with breastfeeding online. Now, some offerings are remaining virtual to help expand access to lactation support.
By Kate Ruder, Kaiser Health News
The IOC had stipulated that no family could travel to Tokyo due to COVID-19 restrictions. It announced Wednesday that the stance had been reversed.
By Associated Press
Guidelines have grouped breastfeeding and pregnant people together when addressing vaccine safety. That, experts say, doesn't make sense.
By Elizabeth Preston, STAT
This latest government study shows black women still remain less likely than white women to choose to breastfeed.
By Laura Santhanam
“These low global rates of early initiation of breastfeeding are evidence of a massive missed opportunity worldwide,” the report said.
Despite pressure from the Trump administration to water down resolution that promoted breastfeeding during the World Health Assembly, breastfeeding rates in the U.S. have risen in recent years, but there's still room for improvement, experts say.
The New York Times reported that U.S. officials sought to remove language that urged governments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding, along with language calling on policymakers to limit the promotion of food products, such as infant formula, that can…
By Eryn Brown, Kaiser Health News
Increasing numbers of women who produce more breast milk than they need are handing it over — or selling it — for others to use. It’s a boon to fragile infants and mothers who can’t produce enough milk, but it…
By Megan Thielking, STAT
Parents-to-be increasingly request 'vaginal swabbing' after C-section births, but experts caution it could introduce viruses to the baby.
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