World Breastfeeding Week

Dean Whitney Witt addresses the effects of involuntary border separations on breastfeeding mothers and their children.

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week is Aug. 1 through Aug. 7. Photo: iStock- lubilub

In observance of World Breastfeeding Week, inaugural College of Health Dean Whitney Witt co-authored a blog post on the effects of involuntary border separations of breastfeeding mothers and their children.

The blog post, co-written with colleagues of the American Public Health Association, addresses the short-and long-term physical, emotional and economic consequences of abruptly discontinuing lactation.

The full blog post can be read here. 

World Breastfeeding Week is Aug. 1 through Aug. 7. 

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