Sometimes it feels that breastfeeding advocates are all supporting and advocating for the same things in our own little groups.  The recent Surgeon General’s Call to Action is very promising because the health benefits of breastfeeding are now being broadcast to others outside our breastfeeding friendly circles and becoming more mainstream. Crazy how something that is so normal needs to become more mainstream… but hey, that has been part of the problem, right?

Here is a link to a video of  Eli Adashi, Professor of Medical Science at Brown University and host of Medscape One-on-One. He is interviewing  Dr. Regina Benjamin, the 18th Surgeon General of the United States. The topic: “Breast-Feeding — Now More Important Than Ever.        

If you want to read detailed information, click on the below link for the full report.

Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding