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Strategies to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies

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CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information for public health professionals and others on how to select strategies to support breastfeeding mothers and increase breastfeeding rates. It offers the most relevant information in the following areas; strategy, definition, rationale, evidence of effectiveness, key considerations, action steps, program examples, resources relating to breastfeeding. Many of the examples and success stories in this document reflect programs conducted by organizations outside of CDC and the federal government without CDC or federal funding.

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