From 2006-2020, the CDC Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and the USBC co-hosted this series to bring together breastfeeding coalitions to share best practices and news and to network and collaborate on issues of national significance.
National Breastfeeding Month Special! News and Updates from the CDC
Dr. Larry Grummer-Strawn,
Chief, DNPAO Nutrition Branch
Public Health Advisor, Nutrition Branch
Health Specialist, Nutrition Branch
Public Health Advisor
ORISE Fellow, Nutrition Branch
CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) is committed to increasing breastfeeding rates throughout the United States and to promoting and supporting optimal breastfeeding practices toward the ultimate goal of improving the public's health. Hear news and updates from DNPAO’s Nutrition Branch Chief and key staff. Find out about CDC’s funded projects and initiatives, the latest research findings on breastfeeding related issues, and the national movement in policy and resource development. Discover ways to participate in national and state-levels efforts to implement the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding.