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Press Releases

ILCA Encourages Breastfeeding Support In Response To Typhoon Haiyan [November 13, 2013]

International Lactation Conference Focuses on Making Breastfeeding Easier for New Moms [July 1, 2011]

Leading Lactation Groups Hold Inaugural Strategic Planning Meeting [June 13, 2011]

BREASTFEEDING IN EMERGENCIES – Resources from ILCA for relief workers, healthcare workers and families, will show you how to promote, protect, and support breastfeeding in an emergency.

ILCA Encourages Breastfeeding Support in Pacific Earthquake and Tsunami Affected Areas [March 11, 2011]

New Zealand Earthquake Letter to IBCLCs from LCAZ, NZLCA and ILCA [Feb 23, 2011]

U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action: Increase Support for Breastfeeding Families  click here for latest news and ILCA/USLCA Press Release 

ILCA/LCANZ Encourages Breastfeeding Support in Flood and Fire Affected Areas in Australia Listserv [Jan 19, 2011]

Healthy People 2020 Objectives Target Improved Breastfeeding Support Listserv [Dec 3, 2010]

Resources from ILCA for the Flu Season and H1N1

10 MORE Reasons to Breastfeed! Flyer (English [bleed | no bleed] | Français | Español)
Tips for Health Care Providers: Supporting Breastfeeding Families During the Flu Season (English
Tips for Parents: How To Keep Your Baby Well During Flu Season (English | Français | Español)

Resources from ILCA on Breastfeeding and Emergencies

Emergencies and BreastfeedingResources for relief workers, healthcare workers and families
Tips for Relief Workers: Facts about Breastfeeding in an Emergency (English | Français | Español)
Tips for Health Care Providers: Facts about Breastfeeding in an Emergency (English | Français | Español)
Checklists (2009 World Breastfeeding Week Kit)
Background Information Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response (2009 World Breastfeeding Week Kit)

Recommendations from WHO on HIV and Breastfeeding: Infant feeding in the context of HIV (Dec 14, 2009)

Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccines and Breastfeeding

Past Press Releases and letters

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