Surgeon General Regina Benjamin announced 20 key actions to improve support for breastfeeding nationally. For more information visit: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/breastfeeding/index.html.

Dr. Karin Cadwell works nationally and international to improve maternity practices and increase breastfeeding rate through education, research, collaboration and competency based lactation education through the Healthy Children Project. As faculty for the MA online in Health and Wellness and the BS in MCH Lactation Consulting at Union Institute and University, Dr. Cadwell works with students during their academic journey through their undergraduate and graduate programs. Dr. Cadwell is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).