Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week


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From August 1 – 7, 2013 marks World Breastfeeding Week. The week calls for moms, organizations and communities in support of breastfeeding and the benefits that come along with it.

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) and Office of Minority Health (OMH) also team up in celebrating this week and supporting women who want to breastfeed.

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Federal Programs Related to - Maternal & Infant Care

Programs that prepare expectant mothers for childbirth and provide health care services for mothers and infants during pregnancy and following birth. Alternative Birthing Services; Alternative Birthing Services; Baby Care; Birth Education; Birth Orientation Programs; Birthing Center Services; Birthing Center Services; Bradley Classes; Breast Pumps; Breast Pumps; Breastfeeding Information; Breastfeeding Information; Cesarean Birthing Classes; Childbirth Classes; Childbirth Education; Childbirth Education; Delivery/Childbirth Services; Delivery/Childbirth Services; Early Pregnancy Classes; Infant Care; Infant Care; Lamaze Classes; Maternal and Infant Care; Maternal Care; Maternity Care; Maternity Care; Midwifery; Midwifery; Natural Childbirth Education; Neonatal Care; Neonatal Care; Neonatal Care; Newborn Infant Care; Newborn Infant Care; Perinatology; Post abortion Care; Postpartum Care; Postpartum Care; Prenatal Care; Prenatal Care; Prepared Childbirth; Prepared Childbirth; Preterm Birth; Safe Motherhood Programs; Sibling Birth Preparation Programs; Sibling Preparation Programs; Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Classes; Well Baby Care; Well-Baby Care

Federal Programs Related to - Child Care

Programs that provide substitute parental care for children during some portion of a twenty-four hour day. After School Care; Babysitting Services; Before School Care; Child Care Centers; Child Care Co-ops; Child Caregivers; Children's Day Care; Corporate Day Care; Drop-In Child Care; Extended Day Care; Faith-Based Child Care Programs; Family Child Care Homes; Infant Care Centers; In-Home Child Care; Latchkey Child Care Programs; Nanny Services; Nighttime Child Care; Sick Child Care

Federal Programs Related to - Family-Based Services

Programs that provide a social services designed to support healthy family development; improve the family's ability to resolve problems; and prevent unnecessary placement of children in alternative environments when family problems reach crisis proportions. Family Strengthening Programs

Federal Programs Related to - Parenting Education

Programs that provide classes, groups or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role. Child Development Classes; Co-Parenting Workshops; Expectant/New Parent Assistance; Parent Education; Parent Groups; Parenting Classes; Parenting Helplines; Parenting Materials; Parenting Skills Development; Teen Parenting Education



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