Advice For New Moms to Make Breastfeeding Work

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August 1, 2012 — Today marks the first day of World Breastfeeding Week, a global event dedicated to encouraging breastfeeding and improving the health of babies. Both the World Health Organization and the American Pediatric Association recommend that mothers exclusively breastfeed for the first six months, and ideally continue (with the addition of solid foods) even longer.

Parade magazine interviews Diane Spatz, PhD, RN, world-renown breastfeeding expert at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, about the benefits of breastfeeding for all babies and how new moms can overcome some of the most common challenges. See Advice for New Moms.