Mothers can ask Alexa a variety of questions about breastfeeding
and the answers will be provided tailored to the age of the baby.
Failing to invest in breastfeeding
has inflicted losses at the personal, community and national levels.
By failing to invest in breastfeeding
, we are failing mothers and their babies-and paying a double price: in lost lives and in lost opportunity.
70 per new born is required to increase the global rate of exclusive breastfeeding
among children under six months to 50 percent by 2025.
Moreover, evidence shows that breastfeeding
has cognitive and health benefits for both infants and their mothers.
To raise awareness of the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding
during World Breastfeeding
Week, HMC's maternity facilities will be conducting events for both staff and patients.
May Prevent Childhood Leukemia: Study
1 Optimal breastfeeding
for under two years of age has significant impact on child health and life, and can prevent over 800,000 deaths (13 per cent of all deaths) in the developing world.
, Vaccination, Prenatal care, Immunisation.
The 2016 Breastfeeding
Report Card included data from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
can significantly reduce neonatal mortality, he said.
rate for infants having ever been breastfed is low at 76.
Dr Amy Brown, programme director for the MSc Child Public Health from Swansea University's College of Human and Health Sciences, says breastfeeding
rates are low because women don't have the confidence to do it in public.
The event raised public awareness about the importance of breastfeeding
and how to ensure better health for future generations.
com)-- Birth and Breastfeeding
Alliance invites the community to the 3rd annual Latch On SA on August 1, 2015 at St.