World breastfeeding week 2023 - "Enabling breastfeeding: making a difference for working parents" 

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) hosts #WorldBreastfeedingWeek each year from August 1st to August 7th to inform, anchor, engage and galvanize action on breastfeeding and related issues. For more information on getting involved this year, visit

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with the following activities: 

August 2, 2023: ABM's webinar, "Mastitis Spectrum Clinical Cases"

  • Register for this 90-minute webinar on the topic of mastitis spectrum clinical cases. In the revised Protocol #36, “The Mastitis Spectrum” some new ideas about the Etiology, Pathology and Therapy of Mastitis and mastitis-related entities were introduced. Three expert members of ABM from around the world with different backgrounds, Dr. Pamela Douglas (Australia), Dr. Anne Eglash (USA) and Dr. Mónica Pina (Portugal), will discuss the implications of this Protocol by talking about some clinical cases they treated in their own Breastfeeding Medicine Practice and answer some of your questions.
  • The webinar will be live on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 4:00-5:30 pm Central Time (USA). If you are unable to attend the live event, a recording of the webinar will be available later in the ABM Education Center. 
  • Registration is $15 for ABM members and $25 for nonmembers. Please note that due to system updates, your purchase of this webinar may not be confirmed immediately but you will receive confirmation within 2-3 business days.  
August 3, 2023: GBC's webinar, "Let’s Make Breastfeeding Work"
  • Please join the Global Breastfeeding Collective at a webinar to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. Maternity leave and workplace accommodations are critical features of environments that enable breastfeeding. Hear from mothers about their experiences combining work and breastfeeding, get new ideas from countries who have used evidence-based policies to make breastfeeding work, learn about updated maternity leave recommendations, and find resources to support advocacy. Simultaneous interpretation will be available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian & Spanish. Register here. 
  • The webinar will be live on Thursday, August 3, 2023 at the following times: 
    • 5 am Vancouver 
    • 8 am New York 
    • 1 pm Lagos 
    • 2 pm Geneva 
    • 5:30 pm India 
    • 10 pm Sydney 
  • Find the event in your time zone here.