U.N. Dispatch Discusses Findings From U.N. Report On Early Initiation Of Breastfeeding
U.N. Dispatch: U.N. Releases Alarming Data on Lack of Breastfeeding Worldwide
Joanne Lu, freelance journalist, discusses findings from a joint report released by the WHO and UNICEF on early initiation of breastfeeding. Lu notes that “inadequate quality of care to mothers and newborns, an increase in elective caesarean sections (‘C-sections’), and feeding newborns food or drinks” are reasons why “millions of newborns miss out on the benefits of early breastfeeding” (7/31).