It protects the health of mother and baby, increases intelligence, and reduces behavioural problems among children.
Two recent reviews published in the prestigious global health journal, The Lancet, confirm breastfeeding as a once-in-a-lifetime investment we can make in health, wellbeing, human capital and the environment.
But although breastfeeding is natural to human life, that doesn’t mean it is easy. Breastfeeding is a bit like sex. Biologically we are all capable of it, but it takes a lot of love and support for two people to get it right. Women need help and support to breastfeed. ….more