Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

For several decades breastfeeding a child has been viewed as something that should be done behind closed doors. During this time many people would take a stand against the viewpoint that breastfeeding should not be done in public. In 1990, the Innocenti Declaration was produced and adopted by participants at the World Health Organization (WHO) […]

Breastfeeding Promoted and Celebrated Globally

Breastfeeding Promoted and Celebrated Globally

During Aug. 1-7, 2016, women from more than 120 countries from all across the globe celebrated the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). Mothers of all nationalities participated in worldwide events, to promote breastfeeding globally. According to “Daily Mail,” the most important event that took place during WBW is the Global Big Latch On. The movement has […]

Breastfeeding Reasons and Reality

Breastfeeding Reasons and Reality

It would be hard to find someone who does not think breastfeeding is best for a baby. Numerous studies recite countless reasons for breastfeeding, leaving too many moms struggling with weighing their personal reality with parental guilt. They are faced with out-of-whack hormones and a gripping fear that a bottle of formula will harm their baby’s health, […]

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