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World Breastfeeding Week 2021

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World Breastfeeding Week aims to highlight the huge benefits that breastfeeding can bring to both the health and welfare of babies, as well as a wider push for maternal health, focusing on good nutrition, poverty reduction and food security.

The event is organised every year by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network that aims to protect, promote and support breastfeeding around the world. Along the way, it works with the World Health Organization and Unicef to get its aid to the right people in the right communities.

The Maternity and Midwifery Forum have brought together their top 3 most watched videos to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 2021.

Watch ‘Supporting women who haven’t been able to breastfeed’ – Professor Amy Brown here:

Watch ‘Breastfeeding as a public health issue – who really decides how we feed our babies?’ – Professor Amy Brown here:

Watch ‘Seeding baby’s microbiome – how baby’s bacterial start can change their life’ – Bridget Supple, Founder of Seeding Baby’s Microbiome here:

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