Will we see you in Philadelphia?
WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS THROUGH JUNE 3, 2013.
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Thank you to all who attended ABM's 17th Annual International Meeting in Chicago.
Pictured Above: Rose St. Fleur, MD and Arthur I. Eidelman, MD, ABM President at 17th Annual Conference in Chicago, IL
Photo Credit: Timothy Tobolic, MD
Check out more photos from Chicago on our Flickr.
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is accepting applications for 2013 membership.
Podcast: Anne Eglash, MD and Karen Bodnar's, MD review of recent publications on the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (March 25, 2013) Learn more in the latest Breastfeeding Medicine Podcast.
Latest Research in Breastfeeding Medicine, the Official Journal of ABM
Featured content by Ruth A. Lawrence, MD: "Increasing Breastfeeding Duration: Changing the Paradigm" ... and more.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
February 28, 2013 - March 1, 2013
On Feb. 28 - March 1, 2013, more than 150 W.K. Kellogg Foundation grantees, advocates and academics met in Atlanta for the inaugural First Food Forum. This video "Growing a First Food Movement - Coming Together in Support of Breastfeeding" showcases the breastfeeding movement.
Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA, Surgeon General, United States and colleagues at The First Food Fourm: Growing a Movement So All Children Thrive in Atlanta, GA
This video highlights the First Food Forum 2013 including an interview with Ruth Lawrence, MD, FABM, Editor-in-Chief, Breastfeeding Medicine and ABM founding board member.
Ruth Lawrence, MD, FABM, Editor-in-Chief, Breastfeeding Medicine (center) and colleagues at The First Food Forum: Growing a Movement So All Children Thrive in Atlanta, GA
Nicholas K. Alipui, MD, Director of Programmes, UNICEF and Ruth A. Lawrence, MD, Summit Chair at Fourth Annual Summit in DC
Fourth Annual Summit on Breastfeeding
The Summit on Breastfeeding took place in Washington, DC on June 4-5 to identify targeted strategies for establishing a national breastfeeding agenda as part of our nation's Health Reform. The proceedings of the Summit will be published in the October 2012 issue of Breastfeeding Medicine. Check out our photos on Flickr.
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is associated with the Department of Public Information of the United Nations, and has consultative status with ECOSOC.
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is a Core Partner of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA). The ABM/WABA Physician's Pledge is a vehicle for all physicians to declare their support for the Innocenti Declaration Goals and to "go on record" as a breastfeeding-friendly practicioner.