Infant Nutrition - Breastfeeding

the limitations of the terminology related to breastfeeding/human milk feeding and associated behaviours. substituting gender-inclusive terms when communicating recommendations regarding lactation-related behaviours in relation to parental identity to support the inclusion of biological sex, gender identity, sexual orientation and preferred gender pronoun(s). Language is one of the many ways to signify inclusion and context and the audience should be considered in the selection of appropriate terms. Refer to the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Position Statement and Guideline: Infant Feeding and Lactation-Related Language and Gender for suggested gender-inclusive terms.