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World Breastfeeding Week (WBW)

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    5th Aug, 2020
  • Recently more than120 countries around the world are celebrating the week-long World Breastfeeding Week.
  • The theme of this year is to support breastfeeding for a healthier planet and taking precautionary measures considering the global pandemic.
  • It was first celebrated since 1992 and now held annually from 1 to 7 August
  • It helps to promote exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life which has huge health benefits.
  • It is jointly organized by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

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