“Everyone Can Help Make Breastfeeding Easier”: 20 Actions in 20 Days
A Social Media Campaign in Celebration of National Breastfeeding Month 2012
On August 6, 2011, USBC officially declared that August is National Breastfeeding Month. Read the Proclamation.
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding (released January 2011) has brought unprecedented attention and renewed energy to efforts to support mothers to reach their personal breastfeeding goals. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin has called on the entire nation to take 20 concrete action steps to support the removal of barriers to breastfeeding. The “20 Actions in 20 Days” campaign will highlight these action steps and implementation strategies for six major sectors of society:
- Mothers and their Families
- Health Care
- Research and Surveillance
- Public Health Infrastructure