Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Support

Mother adoring her newborn child
August 21, 2023

UAB, March of Dimes provide meals to support breastfeeding moms

UAB Women and Infants Center (WIC) has expanded its meal provision for mothers who are breastfeeding their infants during a stay in UAB’s Regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit (RNICU) and Continuing Care Nursery (CCN). Meals for mothers and their families have been provided on a limited basis in the past through a partnership with the March of Dimes Family Support Program. The expansion of this program by UAB Food and Nutrition Services now ensures that meals are available for mothers six days a week.
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Breastfeeding Support Guide, images of women breastfeeding
August 9, 2022

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

UAB Women and Infants Services encourages new moms to provide breast milk for their newborns. This advice follows recommendations by the World Health Organization, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
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