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Breastfeeding: A smart investment - UNICEF (press release)

Breastfeeding is a vital part of providing every child with the healthiest start to life. It is a baby's first vaccine and the best source of nutrition. It can bolster brain development. It can save 520,000 children's lives in the next 10 years ...and more »

Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding - UNICEF (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, a new ...and more »

Survey: This is how Delhi moms are breastfeeding - Times of India

We all know breastfeeding is ideal for the baby. Reiterating the fact, a recent study published by Lancet stated that breast milk can make the world healthier and smarter. It protects the baby against infections and babies who are exclusively breastfed ...and more »

Rich or poor, all countries fail to support breastfeeding - UN - Reuters Africa

NEW YORK, August 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - No country does enough to help mothers breastfeed their babies for the recommended minimum of six months, a U.N.-backed study said on Tuesday, as it called for governments to clamp down on baby-formula ...and more »

Breastfeeding is 'smartest investment' families, communities and countries can make – UN - UN News Centre

Sumi Madhi, a volunteer on child feeding, nutrition and care interacts with mothers in Kudada, India. 1 August 2017. Kicking off World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations today stressed that although breastfeeding has cognitive and health benefits ...and more »

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

Every 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 »

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

Less 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 »

Mortality, other losses ascribed to poor breastfeeding can cost Indian economy $14 billion: UN - The Hindu

Young Indian mother breastfeeding her newborn child, Amber near Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. (File Photo) | Photo Credit: Getty Images. PTI. United Nations, August 02, 2017 12:43 IST. Updated: August 02, 2017 16:17 IST. more-in. Nearly one lakh children ...and more »

Breastfeeding - The Ultimate Jigsaw Puzzle? - HuffPost UK

How breastfeeding can fall apart ... and how we can all help piece it back together. Although breastfeeding might be natural, that doesn't mean it is always straightforward. Lots of natural things take practice such as crawling, walking, learning to ...and more »

Break down barriers to breastfeeding in the UK - The 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. The evidence that breastfeeding has long ...and more »