The Wellbeing Foundation Africa’s Global and National Policy Call for World Breastfeeding Week 2017

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 12:15

Breast milk is the baby’s natural food, easily digested, and containing all the nutrients the baby requires for the first six months. It reduces the risk of infections and poor growth, and it is also a perfect way to bond with the baby. Breastfeeding is good for the mother, too; it lowers the risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. Mothers who breastfeed find it easier to lose the weight gained during pregnancy.

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