Rhea Carithers, a lactation consultant with Madigan Army Medical Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., holds Rebecca Newnum's (far right) 11-week-old daughter Emily in her arms Aug. 2 during one of the hospital's Moms Own Milk group sessions. MOMs group is a twice-weekly organized effort by the MAMC lactation consultant office to bring breastfeeding mothers together with staff members who provide education on the topic, support, weigh-ins and advice concerning every aspect of breastfeeding. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Christopher Gaylord)

Army issues essential policy for new mothers

YONGSAN GARRISON -- The U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh's approval of Army Directive 2015-37 (Breastfeeding and Lactation Support Policy) brings forth a new era of support for mothers within the Army community....READ MORE



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