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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 - CBC.ca

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 leave ...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 »

World Breastfeeding Week: Doctors extol benefits to mothers - The National

As World Breastfeeding Week kicks off today, doctors are highlighting the benefits of breastfeeding to both mother and baby. Ruba Haza. August 1, 2017. Updated: August 1, 2017 11:51 AM. 0. shares. Twitter Facebook Google Plus Linkedin E-Mail Print ...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 »

Investing In Breastfeeding Could Make Us Richer & Healthier, Report Finds, So Why Aren't We? - Romper

The benefits of breast milk are largely well-known in the United States, and many women intend to breastfeed their babies after they are born. In fact, the well-meaning notion that "breast is best" has become so pervasive that mothers who are unable to ...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. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Breastfeeding. (photo credit: ING IMAGE ...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 »