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Breastfeeding: Reasearch it yourself

  • CDC analysis: Breastfeeding reduces obesity and sickness: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/nutrition/pdf/breastfeeding_r2p.pdf
  • American Academy of Pediatrics review of research:   http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2012/02/22/peds.2011-3552
  • Cost comparison for families: http://kellymom.com/pregnancy/bf-prep/bfcostbenefits
  • Cost analysis for hospitals and governments: http://www.hmhbga.org/Reimbursement_White_Paper.pdf
  • Formula industry website: http://www.infantformula.org
  • Breastfeeding advocacy website: http://www.naba-breastfeeding.org
  • 2012 State-by-state breastfeeding report card: http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/data/reportcard2.htm
  • "The Business Case for Breastfeeding": http://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/government-in-action/business-case-for-breastfeeding
  • 50-state summary of breastfeeding laws: http://www.ncsl.org/programs/health/breast50.htm

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