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    World Breastfeeding Week Supports Sustainable Development

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 1, 2016 1:50:32 PM

    Today begins the start of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). Held annually since 1992 and recognized in more than 170 countries, World Breastfeeding Week highlights the global impact that breastfeeding has as “a key element in getting us to think about how to value our wellbeing from the start of life, how to respect each other, and care for the world we share.” The theme is “Breastfeeding: A Key to Sustainable Development.”

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    Topics: breastfeeding, nursing, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), UN, WABA, WBW, World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, World Breastfeeding Week

    It's World Breastfeeding Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 5, 2014 2:54:33 PM

    Celebrated in more than 175 countries, World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) raises awareness for the importance of protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding worldwide with the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This year's theme is "Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal - For Life!"

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    Topics: MDGs, Millennium Development Goals, nursing, WABA, WBW, World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, World Breastfeeding Week

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