Cultural Sensitivity for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes

(This post duplicated from an original NICHQ e-news letter received 2/20/18.)

Cultural Sensitivity for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes

A mother’s decision to breastfeed or not almost always comes from a place of concern. Cultivating better breastfeeding habits means respecting cultural beliefs while helping families consider evidence-based best practices. Here, Stacy Davis, BA, IBCLC, who possesses 17 years of community-based health experience, shares ideas on forming relationships and utilizing a series of small steps of change to uncover what might be possible.