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World Breastfeeding Week - Scoop.co.nz

World Breastfeeding WeekScoop.co.nzBreastfeeding rates in New Zealand are increasing slowly, according to Plunket data released during World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August). Plunket says in 2015 and in 2016, 87.5% of babies aged between 2 and 6 weeks received breast milk, a figure ...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 »

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 »

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 »

Promoting benefits of breastfeeding - Bitternepark.info

Promoting benefits of breastfeedingBitternepark.infoWorld Breastfeeding Week runs from August 1-7, and the council is encouraging individuals and businesses to show support for mothers choosing to breastfeed through initiatives like the Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme, so far supported by 144 ...and more »

Sagging Breasts Don't Result From Exclusive Breastfeeding, Paediatrician Tells Nigerian Women - The Whistler;

Sagging Breasts Don't Result From Exclusive Breastfeeding, Paediatrician Tells Nigerian Women - The Whistler

The WhistlerSagging Breasts Don't Result From Exclusive Breastfeeding, Paediatrician Tells Nigerian WomenThe WhistlerNigerian women have been urged to dismiss the “myth” that their breasts may become flattened or saggy as a result of exclusive breastfeeding. At a forum in Abuja on Sunday, President of the National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses, Mrs ...and more »

Ministry of Health To Ensure Nigeria Achieves 50% Exclusive Breastfeeding By 2018 - Naija News (press release);

Ministry of Health To Ensure Nigeria Achieves 50% Exclusive Breastfeeding By 2018 - Naija News (press release)

Naija News (press release)Ministry of Health To Ensure Nigeria Achieves 50% Exclusive Breastfeeding By 2018Naija News (press release)The Federal Ministry of Health has reemphasized its dedication towards achieving 50 per cent exclusive breastfeeding by 2018 in accordance with the provision of the National Strategic Plan on Nutrition. The Desk Officer Infant and Young Child ...and more »

Exclusive Breastfeeding does not Sag Breasts - Naija News (press release);

Exclusive Breastfeeding does not Sag Breasts - Naija News (press release)

Naija News (press release)Exclusive Breastfeeding does not Sag BreastsNaija News (press release)The President National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses, Mrs Olubunmi Aiyedun says exclusive breastfeeding does not make the breasts sag. Aiyedun made the disclosure at a News Agency of Nigeria forum in Abuja on Sunday. The paediatrician ...and more »

Mothers Can Eat Strong Flavors While Breastfeeding, Doctors Say - Apex Tribune;

Mothers Can Eat Strong Flavors While Breastfeeding, Doctors Say - Apex Tribune

Apex TribuneMothers Can Eat Strong Flavors While Breastfeeding, Doctors SayApex TribuneWomen often receive all kinds of advice while breastfeeding, and some include not eating certain foods, as they might be bad for the baby. Spicy foods are usually frowned upon, but some women claim to have consumed hot peppers without observing any ...and more »

The importance of breastfeeding - SCNow;

The importance of breastfeeding - SCNow

SCNowThe importance of breastfeedingSCNowBreast milk is the recommended source of nutrition for both term and preterm newborns. It has the right amount of fat, sugar, water, protein and minerals needed for a baby's growth and development. As the baby grows, a mother's breast milk changes to ...and more »

World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Top 5 Things Every New Mother Should Know About Breastfeeding - India.com;

World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Top 5 Things Every New Mother Should Know About Breastfeeding - India.com

India.comWorld Breastfeeding Week 2017: Top 5 Things Every New Mother Should Know About BreastfeedingIndia.comWorld Breastfeeding Week is all about creating awareness of the importance of breastfeeding newborns and busting myths surrounding it. Here are things new moms should know. By Kriti Saraswat Satpathy | Published: July 31, 2017 11:48 AM IST Follow ...and more »