Lip service

[Lipservice to breastfeeding, as opposed to INTENT.]

See: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP, Red Book Committee)

[Breastfeeding 2008] "The American Association of Pediatrics recognizes that breastfeeding is important for optimal infant and child health and development."

"The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has long supported breastfeeding. All family physicians, whether or not they provide maternity care, have a unique role in the promotion of breastfeeding."

"The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists strongly supports breastfeeding and calls upon its Fellows, other health professionals caring for women and their infants, hospitals and employers to support women in choosing to breastfeed their infants. All should work to facilitate the continuation of breastfeeding in the work place and public facilities. Breastfeeding is the preferred method of feeding for newborns and infants."

"Our AMA [American Medical Association]: (a) recognizes that breastfeeding is the optimal form of nutrition for most infants. . ."