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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 »

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 ...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 »

How to Care For Your Baby: Teach Breastfeeding In Schools, Say British Doctors - Newsweek

British pediatricians say that schoolchildren should be taught about the importance of breastfeeding in a bid to increase the number of people using the method to feed their offspring. Only 34 percent of babies in the U.K. are receiving breast milk at ...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 »

Breastfeeding - The Ultimate Jigsaw Puzzle? - HuffPost UK

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 talk. Likewise, learning how to latch your baby on, recognising those subtle feeding ...and more »

Break down barriers to breastfeeding in the UK - The Guardian

The evidence that breastfeeding has long-lasting benefits for infant and mother is clear. Further, though some women are unable to breastfeed and some choose not to, with the right support, the vast majority of women are able to breastfeed successfully.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 »

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: 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 »