The first week of August is dedicated to Breast feeding. Sharing a Blog of mine, —“But the overwhelming number of mothers who think they have too little milk have babies who are taking plenty of milk and are gaining weight well. These mothers have based their conclusions on misinformation or a misinterpretation of their babies’ behavior.”
― Kathleen Huggins, The Nursing Mother’s Guide to Weaning
The world breast feeding week (WBW) was in the first week of august.
Yes my blog did not commemorate the event, simply because I realize that ground reality varies.
Most women today are aware of the need to nurse their child. But challenges are many. The woman could be working in the formal, or non-formal or home setting but she should be empowered to claim her and her baby’s right to be breast fed.
In 1993 WBW had a campaign on Mother-Friendly workplace initiative. There has been viable improvement achieved over the past 22 yrs. There are laws in place and there are women who are not satisfied with the law. There are also women who abuse the law.
The 1990 Innocenti Declaration recognized that breast feeding provides ideal nutrition for the infants and contributes to their health, growth and development. There is much that…
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