As many of you know, today is the day we begin evening meetings! This is a big step for our group, as we are able to extend quality breastfeeding support to more mothers throughout Indianapolis! In celebration of this monumental occasion, and the meeting topic tonight, (Benefits of Breastfeeding) I bring you these quick reads. There were so many articles and links to breastfeeding in mainstream media that I wanted to share with you this week, I decided to round ’em up and give you a little bundle of links to enjoy!

A public service announcement from India: clever PSA that targets the change of cultural norms. From Motherwear’s Breastfeeding Blog

From the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine’s blog, a Clinical Pearl: Your baby has not read any of your books; he relies on a special software program for babies called instinct! Parents can quickly learn their baby’s language by the immersion method: stay close, listen, watch and practice. – Verity Livingstone, Canada

LA Times supplement that went to over 1.6 million readers. It appears to be WHO Code compliant (!) and check out page six for some solid (but basic) breastfeeding advice.

Breast Milk Study Furthers Understanding Of Critical Ingredients. Can we ever know too much about the benefits of breastfeeding? From Sixty Second Parent.

An article from Fit Pregnancy about the benefits of using donor milk: Other Mother’s Milk.

For military moms, there’s extra duty: Breastfeeding in the Navy- enlisted women have their own set of challenges.