Partners in Public Health: Improving the Landscape of Breastfeeding Support
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To accomplish this, AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.
- This is a comprehensive action plan with recommendations for addressing: 1) gaps in breastfeeding related education and training for providers at different career points, in different settings, and in different specialties and 2) educational and training needs necessary to support breastfeeding and reduce disparities in breastfeeding rates.
- The Section on Breastfeeding (SOBr) is a group of 500 pediatricians with breastfeeding interest or expertise. The SOBr is the voice for breastfeeding within the AAP through the publication of policy statements and other educational materials for health professionals. To learn more about SOBr visit Section on Breastfeeding
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