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Tag : World Breastfeeding Week

Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "World Breastfeeding Week".

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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Parent Corner: One Mother's Reflections on the World of Breastfeeding

Posted by: Guest Author August 7, 2012

UNICEF Canada's Sharon Avery just returned to work from maternity leave. World Breastfeeding Week gave Sharon an opportunity to reflect on what nursing means to her as a mom and as a humanitarian. Read more »

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Breastfeeding is More than Beneficial – It Saves Lives.

Posted by: Jennifer Story August 1, 2012

Why do we need a week each year to reflect on the importance of breastfeeding? The answers may surprise you. Read more »

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