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Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding - World Health Organization

No country in the world fully meets recommended standards for breastfeeding, according to a new report by UNICEF and WHO in collaboration with the Global Breastfeeding Collective, a new initiative to increase global breastfeeding rates.and more »

Breastfeeding: Not a single country in the world meets WHO, UNICEF standards - USA TODAY

No country in the world supports breastfeeding moms like they should, according to a new report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). WHO and UNICEF recommend mothers ...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 »

Breastfeeding Mothers Aren't Getting The Support They Need - Huffington Post Australia

Despite the undisputed benefits of breastfeeding, both mothers and children around the world are failing to receive the support they need, a new report has shown. 'The Global Breastfeeding Scorecard', commissioned by UNICEF and the World Health ...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 »

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.and more »

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

Kicking off World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations today stressed that although breastfeeding has cognitive and health benefits for infants and mothers, investment shortcomings impede the practice. Kicking off World Breastfeeding Week, the United ...and more »

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

Stand 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' To Raise Breastfeeding Rates - HuffPost UK

Just as the saying goes: 'it takes a village to raise a child,' it takes a community to support mothers to breastfeed. During World Breastfeeding Week 2017 we look at how we can build a village of support around our mothers, helping them to breastfeed ...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 »