To promote breastfeeding and its many benefits for the mother and child, the WHO celebrates the week between 1 and 7 August every year as the World Breastfeeding Week.
Here’s what everyone should know about breastmilk and why it is so important that India support women breastfeeding in public.
Soha Ali Khan took to Instagram to talk about the importance of breastfeeding and said discussion on it should be encouraged often
Breastfeeding is a natural process of nursing the baby & should be done in the first hour after birth.
According to WHO, increasing breastfeeding levels will help in saving more than 8,00,000 lives every year.
World Breastfeeding Week 2019: Origin, significance, policies suggested by World Health Organisation, UNICEF
World Breastfeeding Week or WBW is an annual global celebration held to spread awareness around health benefits of breastfeeding infants. Every year this week is celebrated between 1 and 7 August to encourage breastfeeding around the world.
Six of 10 Indian babies aren't breastfed within first hour of birth; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan rank lowest in early nursing
India ranked 56 out of 76 countries on early initiation of breastfeeding, according to the 2018 Global Breastfeeding Scorecard, released with the report, which tracks progress of breastfeeding policies and programmes.
World Breastfeeding Week: Take this quiz to test your knowledge about its health benefits, global statistics
The World Breastfeeding Week began on 1 August, and will end on 7 August. Take this quiz to know how much you know about it.
'Beauty and obscenity in eye of beholder': Kerala HC junks plea against magazine featuring breastfeeding model
A controversy had erupted after a popular women's magazine, Grihalakshmi, featured model Gilu Joseph breastfeeding a child on the cover of its March edition. The backlash, mostly directed at Joseph, was swift and severe, with some even dragging the publication to court.
Obsessing over the benefits of breastfeeding can make new mothers feel unnecessarily worried or guilty.
With World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 to 7) being celebrated in more than 170 countries, Firstpost takes a look some of the advantages of breastfeeding as well as the myths associated with it