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A publication by the Department of Health to assist healthcare providers in evidence-based recommendations on lactation and substance abuse.  Includes:

  • summary of recommendations

  • overall guidance and screening tools

  • considerations and understanding risks

  • trauma, gender, and racism implications

  • recommendations when caring for patients in treatment

  • polysubstance abuse

  • Substance specific guidance (MUODs, opiods, benzodiazepines, stimulants, alcohol, cannabis, tobacco and nicotine)

US Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)
Breastfeeding Policy Map

Visit this interactive map featuring federal and state legislation and regulations with the potential to impact infant feeding and nutrition.


This map assists those of us in the lactation field to stay informed about policy opportunities, challenges, and emerging trends.  View relevant bills and regulations by state. 

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