Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Breastfeeding Awareness 2005

World Breastfeeding Week: August 1 -7 2005
This year’s WBW aims to :
Draw attention to the value of continuing to breastfeed children to 2 years or beyond.
Raise awareness of the risks and costs of introducing other foods and drinks to breastfed babies before 6 months, thereby strengthening support for 6 months exclusive breastfeeding.
Up-date information and ideas about the kinds of other foods and drinks needed by older breastfed babies and young children after 6 months. Share ideas for making complementary feeding easier, healthier and a time for learning and love. More ...

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