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World Breastfeeding Week: Access FREE Articles from Journal of Human Lactation

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration of the role of breastfeeding in our homes, our communities, and the world.  As a part of our 2017 theme, Sustaining Breastfeeding Together, we are proud to announce that Journal of Human Lactation (JHL) is making available 10 essential articles to everyone – FREE* through 1 September 2017.

This post is the second in a series of #WBW2017 posts offering information and resources to help you celebrate and support breastfeeding, while working toward the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read the first post in this series here.


The Journal of Human Lactation is essential for building our knowledge as IBCLCs. We believe knowledge guides our practice, strengthens our value, and supports our role in transforming world health.


Read the following JHL articles—free through 1 September 2017!*

  1. Breastfeeding among Mothers on Opioid Maintenance Treatment: A Literature Review
  2. Factors Associated with Recurrent Infant Feeding Practices in Subsequent Births: A Population-Based Longitudinal Study
  3. Community Rates of Breastfeeding Initiation: A Geospatial Analysis of Kentucky
  4. “You Are Not Alone”: Toward Equity in Breastfeeding and Skilled Lactation Care: President’s Address Given at the 2016 Meeting of the International Lactation Consultant Association
  5. Systematic Review of Evidence for Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Step 3: Prenatal Breastfeeding Education
  6. Breastfeeding in Women Having Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse
  7. Factors Influencing the Breastfeeding Practices of Young Mothers Living in a Maternity Shelter: A Qualitative Study
  8. Factors Distinguishing Positive Deviance Among Low-Income African American Women: A Qualitative Study on Infant Feeding
  9. Breastfeeding Mode and Risk of Breast Cancer: A Dose–Response Meta-Analysis
  10. Lactation Newsmakers: An Interview With Cesar Gomes Victora, MD, PhD, As Interviewed by Kathleen Marinelli, MD, IBCLC, FABM


Journal of Human Lactation is the official journal of ILCA. It is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research, insights in practice and policy, commentaries, and case reports relating to research and practice in human lactation and breastfeeding. JHL is relevant to lactation professionals in clinical practice, public health, research, and a broad range of fields related to the trans-disciplinary field of human lactation.

*You may already have access to these articles through a library or other subscription.

One Response to World Breastfeeding Week: Access FREE Articles from Journal of Human Lactation

  1. Jennifer Mackenzie 2 August 2017 at 16:46 #

    Wonderful gesture

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