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Tag : Mothers

Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Mothers".

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: Step by Step, Day by Day… That’s (Still) the Baby-Friendly Way

Posted by: Guest Author July 31, 2018

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative has the power to create systems change, inform professional practice and enrich personal values and ethics and strengthen commitment to improve women’s and children’s health and the well being of families. It enables mothers to achieve their personal goals regarding infant feeding. Read more »

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Giving children the best start in life: Why breastfeeding matters to everyone

Posted by: Lisa Wolff August 1, 2017

Breastfeeding has been recognized around the world as a way to support and boost a child's well-being, especially in the early stages of life. Are babies in Canada being held to the same standard? Read more »

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Diaries from Syria: a single mother’s journey of hope and fear

Posted by: UNICEF May 15, 2017

Being a mother is miraculous. But for me, being forced live far away from my children just to put bread on the table, has turned this blessing into a curse. Read more »

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2017 Top 10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Give Back

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 24, 2017

If you still don’t have an idea what to get for Mother’s Day but want to gift something truly unique, look no further. Read more »

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Seven inspirational stories about mothers from around the world

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 24, 2017

Wherever they are, mothers will do anything for their children. At UNICEF, we witness it every day while we work to help children and their families survive and thrive. For Mother’s Day, be inspired by some of those short stories about mothers who do everything they can to keep their children safe, healthy and happy. Read more »

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The story of Queen and 'beautiful gift' Neo

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 2, 2016

The name Neo means ‘beautiful gift’ and that’s exactly what baby Neo is to mom, Queen. Read more »

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