Here is an important "Call for Stories" from the United States Breastfeeding Committee.
How Were YOU Supported to Breastfeed?
Help us to spread the word that all moms need and deserve good support to make breastfeeding possible!
Tell us your story about how you and your baby were supported to breastfeed, or what particular kind of support made all the difference for you.
For each story you submit you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win a Graco® Secure Coverage™ Digital Monitor (drawing to be held 5/23) or Graco® Pack 'n Play® Playard (drawing to be held 5/30) from Newell Rubbermaid.
We are seeking stories in these ten categories (Go to this link to open each category and to share a story):
Support from your baby's father, grandmothers, or other family members
Support from friends, peer counselors or mother-to-mother support groups
Support from community organizations (local nonprofits, churches, breastfeeding centers)
Support from your hospital or birth center
Support from your health care providers (obstetrician, midwife, pediatrician)
Support from a lactation consultant
Support from milk banks or donor human milk
Support from access to maternity leave
Support from your employer
Support from your child care provider