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World Breastfeeding Week 2013

Date posted: 1 August 2013

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2013 runs from 1-7 August. This year's theme is Breastfeeding support: close to mothers and highlights the need for support for mothers. Even when mothers are able to get off to a good start, all too often in the weeks or months after delivery there is a sharp decline in breastfeeding rates. A community support system for mothers is essential. Continued support to sustain breastfeeding can be provided in a variety of ways.

The objectives of WBW 2013 are:

Source: worldbreastfeedingweek.org

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Last updated: 5 August 2013
 
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