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World Breastfeeding Week: The Cost of Not Breastfeeding Infographic

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Breastfeeding promotes better health for mothers and children alike. Global economic costs of not breastfeeding are … Continue reading

“Losing a billion dollars a day”: The Cost of Not Breastfeeding

By: Dr. Dylan Walters (Project Director, Health Economics, Nutrition International) [Interactive infographic below. Download the PDF here: Cost of not breastfeeding] Recent history has shown us the powerful effect of data in appealing to both the emotional and rational interests of … Continue reading

Involving men in maternity care in Burkina Faso: New study by former LSHTM PhD student published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization.

By Marina A.S. Daniele, former PhD student in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health at LSHTM, now Midwife Researcher with the PRECISE network at King’s College London. Contact Marina at marina.daniele@kcl.ac.uk & follow her on Twitter @marasdan The full … Continue reading

Call to support mothers to breastfeed in developing countries

Professor Ricardo Uauy of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has joined calls for more support to be given to mothers in developing countries to help them breastfeed. In a new Save the Children report, Superfood for Babies, … Continue reading