Breastfeeding is unique in that its consequences on the health of both mother and baby, on cognitive and emotional development and on the environment and economy cannot be achieved by any other food. In spite of this, rates of optimal breastfeeding practices are still low in the continent and even if breastfeeding initiation is almost universal, duration of exclusive breastfeeding and breastfeeding overall are still low.
World Breastfeeding Week 2019
Joint statement by UN human rights experts call countries to increase efforts to protect breastfeeding
Download the posters and promote good breastfeeding practices Breastfeeding is everyone's responsibility
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The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative