Wednesday, May 21, 2014

WHO Code Anniversary Blog Round-Up

Today was the 33rd anniversary of the World Health Organization's International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes (sometimes called the WHO Code). We've rounded up some of the best information from around the internet to explain what the WHO Code is, why it is relevant, and how you can take action to support it.

International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes (WHO Code)

Public Citizen Action Day

What is the WHO-CODE?
Best for Babes
by Bettina Forbes
November 8, 2011

We Support Formula-Feeding Moms AND We Fight Formula Marketing
Best for Babes
by Danielle Rigg and Bettina Forbes
May 21, 2014

Why Keep Infant Formula Marketing Out of Healthcare Facilities?
Kellymom
May 21, 2014

On the Trail of Code Compliancy
Kellymom (reprinted with permission from the USLCA February 2012 enews)
by Marsha Walker
updated February 26, 2014

The WHO Code, marketing, sponsorship, and why you should give a damn
The Boob Geek
by Tiffany Gallagher
May 21, 2014

Day of Action: get out from under the influence of a lifetime of formula marketing
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
Dr. Kimberly Lee
May 21, 2014

Keep Infant Formula Marketing Out Of Healthcare Facilities: Action Day
lactationmatters.org (official blog of the International Lactation Consultant Assocation)
by Jodine Chase
May 20, 2014

Free Ain't Free
Breastfeed Chicago
May 21, 2014

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