Hospitals Fail in Support of Breastfeeding, CDC Says

Hospitals aren't doing enough to encourage breastfeeding among new mothers, according to a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Across the country, just 14 percent of these institutions have a model written breastfeeding policy in place, and the majority give infants food or drink other than breast milk when it's not medically necessary, according to the agency's August issue of Vital Signs. Improvements may require "large cultural changes within hospitals," CDC...Full Story
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