When you choose to breastfeed, you become part of a global community. You have something in common with moms on every continent and moms throughout history. There are few things we do today that moms were doing 200 years ago. Our lives have changed in so many ways, but breastfeeding remains the gold standard in infant nutrition.
Visit these websites to learn more about how breastfeeding saves lives around the world.
2009 World Breastfeeding Week
The goal of the 2009 World Breastfeeding Week was to highlight the critical role of breastfeeding before and during emergencies worldwide.
For more information, visit http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org/ 
Global Strategy on Infant and Young Child Feeding
UNICEF’s overall goal in this program is to protect, promote and support optimal infant and young child feeding practices.
For more information, visit http://www.unicef.org/nutrition/index_breastfeeding.html 
Human Milk Banking Association of North America
Got a freezer full of breast milk? Donate and save lives. Visit the Human Milk Banking Association of North America to learn more and find a milk bank in your area.
For more information, visit http://www.hmbana.org/