The panelists also called for greater support from family members, especially husbands.
"My husband used to say, 'Oh, I want to taste some,'" Lewis Lee said. "It was a little weird, but I appreciated the sentiment. Men need to begin to understand what breastfeeding is really all about."
The surgeon general's call to action also includes a public service announcement campaign, with ads that will air on 1,200 TV stations across the country.