2018 World Breastfeeding Week/National Breastfeeding Month


World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from August 1-7 all over the globe to encourage breastfeeding improve the health of babies around the world.

In a world filled with inequality, crises and poverty, breastfeeding is the foundation of lifelong good health for babies and mothers.

We are excited to announce the slogan of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2018:

Join California’s 2018 World Breastfeeding Week Campaign to help raise awareness about Lactation Accommodation

Visit our Spanish information page here and for resources in other languages go to WBW2018.

Social Media Skill Building Webinar – View Recording Here

Material planned for the Campaign for your local coalition or organization to use.

  • Facebook and Twitter posts to promote lactation accommodation.
  • An infographic on workplace breastfeeding support in California that highlights improvements and addresses current ethnic disparities
  • Fact sheets for employers and employees
  • Webinar to build your social media skills to use these materials

Promoting lactation accommodation in the workplace using Twitter, a platform that has tremendous reach, but is often underutilized.

Download the flyer here and please share with your colleagues.

Twitter – share your activities, photos, messages using #WABA #WBW2018 #breastfeeding #EBF6 #SDGs

WBW FB page – share your activities, photos, messages using #WABA #WBW2018 #breastfeeding #EBF6 #SDGs; use photo frames created by us for your profile photo

Instagram – share your photos using #WABA #WBW2018 #breastfeeding #EBF6 #SDGs

Do not forget to follow/like us.

Visit the CDPH website for additional resources as “California Celebrates 2018 World Breastfeeding Week”.

Resources available:

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