UNICEF Features Fantastic Breastfeeding Images

UNICEF Features Fantastic Breastfeeding Images


During World Breastfeeding Week UNICEF shared knowledgeable breastfeeding infographics along with beautiful photos of breastfeeding mothers on Facebook.

Whenever I travel to low or middle income countries I always see scores of breastfeeding mothers and their children, but those numbers could be greater in order to save more babies. Simply breastfeeding gives babies an increased chance of survival and thriving. A lack of trained health workers, cultural stigmas, packaged formula, and a lack of education about the health benefits of breastfeeding all culminate to equal lower breastfeeding rates. Simply by breastfeeding (especially during the first hour after birth) newborns have a 14x greater chance of survival.

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All photos: UNICEF

Comments

  1. Beautiful story and images!

  2. These photos are beautiful. Thanks for sharing with your readers. This is an amazing campaign to jumpstart healthy nutrition from the beginning.

  3. Reblogged this on Think Good Inc..

  4. Those are beautiful!

  5. The photos are beautiful and inspiring. These awesome, Madonna-and-child images should be seen by all mothers. I’m sure they will, as well touch pregnant women around the world as to begin advocating and practicing (if they haven’t yet) breast-feeding for their babies .

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  1. […] Internet and social media sites were filled with images of mothers nursing their babies, such as these that UNICEF published, which are all very classy images and remind us all of the benefits of […]

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