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Countries failing to meet breastfeeding targets, new global report finds - CTV News;

Countries failing to meet breastfeeding targets, new global report finds - CTV News

CTV NewsCountries failing to meet breastfeeding targets, new global report findsCTV NewsLess than half of infants around the world under the age of six months are breastfed exclusively, finds a new report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization. In fact, no country in the world meets all the recommended standards for breastfeeding. To ...and more »

Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding - UNICEF (press release)

Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeedingUNICEF (press release)GENEVA/NEW YORK, 1 August 2017 – No country in the world fully meets recommended standards for breastfeeding, according to a new report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Global Breastfeeding Collective, ...and more »

Break down barriers to breastfeeding in the UK - The Guardian;

Break down barriers to breastfeeding in the UK - The Guardian

The GuardianBreak down barriers to breastfeeding in the UKThe Guardian'Women, their partners and families must feel comfortable about breastfeeding as a normal, natural part of everyday life,' say the signatories to this letter. Photograph: John Carleton/Getty Images/Flickr RF. Breastfeeding ...and more »

UK attitudes to breastfeeding must change, say experts - The Guardian;

UK attitudes to breastfeeding must change, say experts - The Guardian

The GuardianUK attitudes to breastfeeding must change, say expertsThe GuardianAlthough nearly three-quarters of new mothers in the UK begin to breast feed, within two months less than half are still doing it, in spite of the many benefits to the growing baby. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA. Breastfeeding ...and more »

Breastfeeding Q&A: is breast really best for mother and baby? - The Guardian;

Breastfeeding Q&A: is breast really best for mother and baby? - The Guardian

The GuardianBreastfeeding Q&A: is breast really best for mother and baby?The GuardianA mother bottle-feeds a baby in hospital. Formula milk contains about 75 ingredients, according to Which?. Photograph: Ariel Skelley/Getty Images/Blend Images. Breastfeeding. Breastfeeding Q&A: is breast really best for mother and baby? We look at the ...and more »

A winning goal - for life - The News International

A winning goal - for lifeThe News InternationalEvery year, World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated around the world from 1st to 7th of August to encourage breastfeeding and improve children's health. You! takes a look... awareness. Every year, World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated around the world ...and more »

Breastfeeding lessons at 11: Top doctors say it should be taught in school to make the practice more widespread - Daily Mail;

Breastfeeding lessons at 11: Top doctors say it should be taught in school to make the practice more widespread - Daily Mail

Daily MailBreastfeeding lessons at 11: Top doctors say it should be taught in school to make the practice more widespreadDaily MailLeading doctors say the move is needed because only 0.5 per cent of British women are still breastfeeding after one year – the lowest rate in the world. Girls – and boys – would be taught the basics in sex and relationship classes at secondary school.and more »

Every child should be taught about breastfeeding at school to end stigma, children's doctors say - Telegraph.co.uk;

Every child should be taught about breastfeeding at school to end stigma, children's doctors say - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukEvery child should be taught about breastfeeding at school to end stigma, children's doctors sayTelegraph.co.ukEvery school pupil in the country should be taught about breastfeeding to combat poor knowledge and the stigma about feeding in public, leading children's doctors have said. "Familiarity with breastfeeding" should be part of personal, health and social ...and more »

In Detroit Hospital, Black Babies Are Latching On - Women's eNews

In Detroit Hospital, Black Babies Are Latching OnWomen's eNewsDETROIT (WOMENSENEWS)–“Gimme this baby!” laughed Monica Washington as she threw her arms wide to hug Edwin, age 1, and his mother, Jasmine Kidd. As Edwin joined the other giggling infants on the playroom floor of the Mother Nurture Project ...and more »

World Breastfeeding Week aims to raise local rates - A Little Bit of Stone

World Breastfeeding Week aims to raise local ratesA Little Bit of StoneCurrently a national average of 73% mothers breastfeed at the time the baby is born. Locally the figures are: Cannock Chase CCG 63%; Stafford and Surrounds CCG 70%; SE Staffordshire & Seisdon Peninsula CCG 62%. The Staffordshire NHS health ...and more »

The Best Breastfeeding Schedule For Newborns, According To Experts - Romper;

The Best Breastfeeding Schedule For Newborns, According To Experts - Romper

RomperThe Best Breastfeeding Schedule For Newborns, According To ExpertsRomperIt's safe to say that your newborn's feeding and sleeping schedule will look nothing like your own for a while. This is obviously frustrating (and tiring) for new parents, but don't despair. There are ways to carve out daily routines; it just takes a ...and more »

Your Healthy Family: World Breastfeeding Week, UCHealth Facebook Live Tuesday Aug. 1st - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News;

Your Healthy Family: World Breastfeeding Week, UCHealth Facebook Live Tuesday Aug. 1st - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo NewsYour Healthy Family: World Breastfeeding Week, UCHealth Facebook Live Tuesday Aug. 1stKOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo NewsKezia loves the chance she has everyday to work with new moms and their babies. COLORADO SPRINGS -. Tuesday August 1st, kicks off World Breastfeeding Week 2017. This week in Your Healthy Family we will be doing stories everyday highlighting the ...and more »

33L infants don't get 6-month exclusive breastfeed: Study - Times of India

33L infants don't get 6-month exclusive breastfeed: StudyTimes of IndiaSlug: World Breasfeeding Awareness Week Begins Lucknow: Three out of five mothers in the state could be starving their babies because 60% mothers in UP do not breastfeed them exclusively for the recommended six months. The startling fact, which ...and more »

University Hospital Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week/Georgia Breastfeeding Month - WRDW-TV;

University Hospital Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week/Georgia Breastfeeding Month - WRDW-TV

WRDW-TVUniversity Hospital Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week/Georgia Breastfeeding MonthWRDW-TVFor the past 25 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week, and the University Health Care System recognizes the importance of breastfeeding for both personal and public health and will be celebrating August as Georgia ...and more »

Use firm brassier to prevent breast sagging, expert advises nursing mothers - Premium Times;

Use firm brassier to prevent breast sagging, expert advises nursing mothers - Premium Times

Premium TimesUse firm brassier to prevent breast sagging, expert advises nursing mothersPremium TimesThe group said it plans to locate the banks outside hospitals. A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Afribaby Initiative, said it plans to establish breast milk banks in Nigeria to enable proper breastfeeding of babies including the motherless. The ...and more »

WA Hospital Healthcare System Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week - Patch.com;

WA Hospital Healthcare System Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week - Patch.com

Patch.comWA Hospital Healthcare System Celebrates World Breastfeeding WeekPatch.comWorld Breastfeeding Week 2017 kicks off on Tuesday, August 1, and continues through Monday, August 7. This year's theme is Sustaining Breastfeeding Together, and is part of a global effort to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies ...and more »

More Kerala mothers breastfeed baby within one hour: Survey - The Indian Express;

More Kerala mothers breastfeed baby within one hour: Survey - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressMore Kerala mothers breastfeed baby within one hour: SurveyThe Indian ExpressAbout two-third (64.3 per cent) of mothers in Kerala now give breast milk within one hour, as per the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) conducted in the state. Initiating breastfeeding within one hour of birth and exclusive breastfeeding ...and more »

World Infant Feeding Week? (Just A Thought) - HuffPost UK;

World Infant Feeding Week? (Just A Thought) - HuffPost UK

HuffPost UKWorld Infant Feeding Week? (Just A Thought)HuffPost UKStand down breastfeeding mama, I have absolutely no intention of causing any issues between us. I love that we have a week celebrating and promoting the amazing ability for a mother to feed her baby, I just don't understand why it solely focuses on ...and more »

'It takes a village': World Breastfeeding Week aims to highlight importance, need for support - Chicago Tribune;

'It takes a village': World Breastfeeding Week aims to highlight importance, need for support - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune'It takes a village': World Breastfeeding Week aims to highlight importance, need for supportChicago TribuneThe World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend exclusive breast-feeding for the first six months of a baby's life, with continued breast-feeding alongside solid foods up to at least 12 months of age. (Getty Images).and more »

Latching on to breast-feeding in Clark County - The Columbian;

Latching on to breast-feeding in Clark County - The Columbian

The ColumbianLatching on to breast-feeding in Clark CountyThe ColumbianBreast-feeding rates are on the rise across the country. But while most women start breast-feeding, many don't continue. Health officials believe women need more breast-feeding support. (Illustration from iStock). By Marissa Harshman, Columbian Health ...and more »