In Memphis and Shelby County breastfeeding rates are low, but improving them can lead to less infant mortality and obesity.
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Breastfeeding News

New Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline Now Open
Tennessee families now have a new resource to support their efforts to breastfeed babies. The Department of Health has launched the statewide Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline, which is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The toll-free number is 855.4BF.MOMS (855.423.6667).
Breastfeeding Welcome Here
Breastfeeding Welcome Here is a program in which businesses and other community organizations can publicly support breastfeeding mothers and their families. By taking a pledge and displaying the breastfeeding icon seen here, mothers will know that it is a comfortable location to breastfeed. Many businesses in Memphis and Shelby County have joined. Click here for the most current list!

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