Guiding resources for infant and young child feeding during emergencies

Not long ago, when extreme weather occurred, we were told it wasn’t possible to link specific events to the climate crisis. Now though, scientists have figured out a model to represent how the climate crisis produces specific weather events like Hurricane Harvey and the extreme heat in the Pacific Northwest. We know that these extreme …

WHO report exposes formula milk marketing, offers steps forward

Over 8,000 people registered for two live-streamed Marketing the $55 billion formula milk industry events last week where Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners presented the eagerly-anticipated release of a new report, How the marketing of formula milk influences our decisions on infant …

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies in Louisiana: Lessons Learned from a Post-Hurricane Laura Response During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 Every year, we look forward to connecting with those in the field of maternal child health and human lactation, sharing our experiences and knowledge to better support families. But given the growing concerns around COVID-19 and new variants, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel the long-awaited 27th Annual International Breastfeeding Conference in Deerfield Beach, …