What CDC Is Doing
CDC’s Work to Support and Promote Breastfeeding
We promote best practices in health care settings by:
- Supporting the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeedingexternal icon, a global standard to promote breastfeeding in hospitals.
- Encouraging obstetricians, pediatricians pdf icon[PDF-405KB], and nurses pdf icon[PDF-363KB] to educate new moms about breastfeeding.
We support mothers at work and in their communities by:
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Page last reviewed: August 10, 2021