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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)

New analysis shows an investment of US$4.70 per newborn could generate US$300 billion in economic gains by 2025. Share · Tweet · Share. © UNICEF/UN065254/. On 3 April, (right) Zainab Kamara, supported by her mother, breastfeeds one of her twin ...and more »

Opinion: Breast-feeding for economic growth and prosperity - Devex

Of all the determinants of neonatal development, adequate nourishment is perhaps the most significant and is vital for the survival and development of a child. Not only this, but adequate nourishment, or lack of, has the power to create a ripple effect ...and more »

World Breastfeeding Week: All you need to know about the benefits of breast milk - Hindustan Times

To-be parents, take note. It's important for infants to be breastfed. World Health Organization (WHO) recognises breast milk as the best nutritional food source for infants, which should be available to babies deprived of their mother's milk. WHO and ...and more »

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

Nearly one lakh children die every year in India due to diseases that could have been prevented through breastfeeding, according to a United Nations report, which also notes that mortality and other losses attributed to inadequate breastfeeding can ...and more »

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

Experts call for 'multiple barriers' to be overturned in Britain – which has one of the lowest rates of breastfeeding in the world. Sarah Boseley Health editor. Mon 31 Jul 2017 20.01 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 14.11 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

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

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 marketing and pass laws for paid maternity ...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 »

Nursing your baby has significant health benefits - The Jerusalem Post

The information was publicized by Meuhedet Health Services, the country's third-largest health fund – to mark World Breastfeeding Week being held this week. By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich. July 30, 2017 23:45. 2 minute read. > Health Scan: Diabetics who fast ...and more »

World Breastfeeding Week 2017: When Not To Breastfeed Your Baby - International Business Times

World Breastfeeding Week stretches from Aug. 1 to 7 and is aimed at making young mothers aware of the benefits of breastfeeding which has long been considered to be the best nutrition for a newborn baby. Even though it is recommended that newborn ...and more »