Breastfeeding Reports and Status Updates

2016 Supporting Breastfeeding through Public Policy Infographic:  Breastfeeding Public-Policy 2016

2014 LA County Breastfeeding Summit Report:  Building a Breastfeeding-Friendly County:  Our Collective Responsibility

2013 Hospital Practices: Can They Impact Breastfeeding?

2013 Policies, Promises, & Practice: Supporting Breastfeeding Across the Continuum of Care –  State Fact SheetLos Angeles County Fact Sheet

2012 Maternity Care Matters: Overcoming Barriers to Breastfeeding – Full ReportState Fact SheetLos Angeles County Fact Sheet

2011 One Hospital at a Time: Overcoming Barriers to Breastfeeding – Los Angeles Hospital Breastfeeding Rate Report

2010 Increasing Breastfeeding-Friendly Hospitals in Los Angeles County – Full Report

2008 Hospital Breastfeeding Summit Convened by the Breastfeeding Task Force – Full Report

2007 California Hospital Breastfeeding Rate Report – Los Angeles Hospital Breastfeeding Rate Report

2006 Los Angeles Hospital Breastfeeding Report – Los Angeles Hospital Breastfeeding Rate Report

Breastfeeding Practices in Los Angeles County
February 2001 | March 2004 
More on LA County Health Statistics

The Burden of Suboptimal Breastfeeding in the United States: A Pediatric Cost Analysis
This Pediatrics article by Melissa Bartick and Arnold Reinhold quantifies the mortality and economic burden of suboptimal breastfeeding in the US

HHS Blueprint for Action on Breastfeeding

IBFAN’s new report Checks and Balances in the Global Economy: Using International Tools to Stop Corporate Malpractice – Does it Work?

Investing in California’s Future: California’s Breastfeeding Promotion Advisory Committee has developed new recommendations and strategies to increase exclusive breastfeeding rates throughout the state. (Update of 1996 report)

Low Breastfeeding Rates and Public Health in the U.S.

Selling Out Mothers and Babies – Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes in the USA

  • California Department of Public Health

    New In-Hospital Breastfeeding Data.

    Read more here!

  • Healthcare

    The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) meetings to provide ongoing support and guidance for staff from participating hospitals. Learn more

  • LA Convention Center-Breastfeeding Friendly!

    Learn more here.

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