This post from Tales of a Kitchen Witch is what we all collectively agree, right now, to send to... everyone we know. I was gonna say send to our pregnant friends, but they're not the only ones who need to read it.
In 1970, breastfeeding rates in Norway were as low as those in Britain today. Then Norway banned all advertising of artificial formula milk completely. They offered a year’s maternity leave on 80% of pay and, on the mothers’ return to work, an hour’s breastfeeding break every day. Today 98% of Norwegian women start out breastfeeding, and 90% are still nursing four months later