Academy of
Breastfeeding Medicine

A worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion,
protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation


"Enable virtually all women to exclusively breastfeed their children for four to six months and to continue breastfeeding with complementary food well into the second year...(for) the health the mother and the infant and...for nutritional and family planning reasons."

 - Joint Statement on Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning, WHO/UNICEF/UNDP/UNFPA, 1991