MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) —Tammy Doherty RNC-MNN, IBCLC, from USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital, joined WKRG News 5 to talk about new national breastfeeding recommendations.

Watch the video above for answers to these questions:

  • Why is it so important for mothers to breastfeed or provide breast milk for their baby?
  • What are the current recommendations on how long a mother should breastfeed?
  • It’s important that hospitals implement maternity care practices that support breastfeeding. Your hospital recently received the IBCLC Care Award for the third time. What does that mean?