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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 - Pan American Health Organization

New analysis shows an investment of US$4.70 per newborn could generate US$300 billion in economic gains by 2025. 1 AUGUST 2017 | GENEVA/NEW YORK - No country in the world fully meets recommended standards for breastfeeding, according to a new report by ...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. Photo: UNICEF/Vishwanathan ?Share. Print. 1 August 2017 – Kicking off World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations today stressed that although ...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 »

Can Encouraging Breastfeeding Around The World Boost The Global Economy? - Fast Company

A new effort to help mothers rely less on formula (which is often dangerously mislabeled aims to save hundreds of thousands of infant lives. Can Encouraging Breastfeeding Around The World Boost The Global Economy? [Photo: PhotoAlto/Anne-Sophie Bost ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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

Although nearly three-quarters of new mothers in the UK begin to breast feed, within two months less than half are still doing it, in spite of the many benefits to the growing baby. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA. Breastfeeding. UK attitudes to breastfeeding ...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 »