News Outlets Recognize World Breastfeeding Week

News outlets report on World Breastfeeding Week, which takes place August 1-7.

AllAfrica/South Africa News: South Africa: Breastfeeding Week Gets Underway
“As World Breastfeeding Week kicks off today, the Department of Health [in South Africa] has encouraged families, communities, and employers to provide a supportive environment for mothers to breastfeed…” (8/1).

U.N. News Centre: Simple, smart, cost-effective, breastfeeding provides benefits that last a lifetime — U.N.
“The best thing a mother can do for her newborn is breastfeed — which does more than help children survive, it helps them to thrive with benefits that last a lifetime, said the United Nations today, kicking off World Breastfeeding Week…” (8/1).

VOA News: Breastfeeding Improves Health of Babies
“Friday marked the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week, celebrated in more than 170 countries every year from August 1-7 to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies…” (8/2).