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Register today for our 18th Annual International Meeting.
Rahn Bailey,MD, National Medical Association; Flavia E. Mercado, MD, National Hispanic Medical Association;
Robert W. Block, MD, American Academy of Pediatrics; Michael Lu, MD, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HHS
Fifth Annual Summit on Breastfeeding
The Summit on Breastfeeding took place in Washington, DC on June 19-20 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 2013 issue of Breastfeeding Medicine. Check out the photos on Flickr.
Don't forget to check out W. K. Kellogg Foundations round-up of the Summit here.
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, FABM, ABM President at 17th Annual Conference in Chicago, IL
Photo Credit: Timothy Tobolic, MD, FABM
Check out more photos from Chicago on our Flickr.
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is accepting applications for 2013 membership.
Podcast: Co-hosts Anne Eglash, MD and Karen Bodnar's, MD discuss two recent studies on breastfeeding with the addition of formula. 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
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.