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At a time where cuts are being made across services we want to emphasise the importance of investing in breastfeeding as enabling more mothers to breastfeed without diffi-culty may both improve breastfeeding rates and lower rates of postnatal depression, which translates into saving money long-term for the NHS.
These improvements in hospital support for breastfeeding are promising, but we also want to see more hospitals fully supporting mothers who want to breastfeed.
The World Health Organisation recommends that women breastfeed exclusively for six months, and for at least two years -- with supplementary foods.
Together we can help working mothers to breastfeed and reap benefits for themselves and the wellbeing of our future generation- our children.
5) Although most woman can physiologically breastfeed one or more infants, it is essential they have accurate information and support from family, healthcare professionals and society in general.
Where breastfeeding is not normative behaviour women may find it socially challenging to breastfeed, and are at risk of finding a serious lack of support to continue breastfeeding (Enkin et al, 2000).
PEOPLE might see it as a bribe but we have to try everything to encourage women to breastfeed.
However, the recent controversial Time magazine cover showing the three-year-old standing on a chair to breastfeed and the buzz surrounding the New York City initiative to "lock up the formula" have certainly garnered much national attention for this issue.
Children who are breastfeed have a 72 percent reduction in the risk of hospitalization as compared to formula-fed infants.
And although the decision didn't spell the end of NBW, those who work tirelessly, and often voluntarily, to support breastfeeding mums have voiced strong concerns as to the immediate impact of these cuts, the signal they send and the longer-term implications on the number of women who choose to breastfeed their babies.
Findings associated with increased initiation and duration of breastfeeding included institutional changes to hospital practices either as part of, or independent to BFHI, (particularly in developing countries) and use of peer support as a stand alone intervention for women in low-income groups who wanted to breastfeed.
families could exclusively breastfeed infants for the first 6 months of life, the United States would save $13 billion each year and prevent an excess 911 deaths, 95% of which would be in infants, said Dr.
According to several international studies, we know that women who breastfeed are less likely to get breast cancer.