Breastfeeding in the Community: Addressing Disparities Through Policy, Systems, and Environmental Changes Interventions

Harumi Reis-Reilly, Nikia Fuller-Sankofa, Calondra Tibbs
  • Journal of Human Lactation, March 2018, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0890334418759055

Building sustainable community-level breastfeeding programs

What is it about?

The Policies, Systems that we live in affect our health decisions. This article explains how community-level organizations can create policies and systems that enable families to choose breastfeeding as the easy, default option- and truly develop support programs that serve the needs of their families

Why is it important?

Health program sustainability beyond (scarse) funding Breastfeeding is a powerful public health intervention to address health disparities later in life Breastfeeding can be woven in many other health programs

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