World Breastfeeding Week| The Life+ Hospital
Every year the first week of August, usually 1st to 7th is World Breastfeeding Week. The objective of the awareness week is to highlight the huge benefits of breastfeeding. The breast feeding is beneficial not only to child but even for mothers.
The event is structured every year by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA).A global network with the objective that to protect, promote and support breastfeeding around the world.
WABA, it works with the WHO and UNICEF to get its aid to the right people in the right communities.
World Breastfeeding Week begins each year on the 1st August and runs right through until the 7th.
Life plus hospital commemorates World Breastfeeding Week and work towards the objective of spreading awareness about the benefits of Breastfeeding in Bangalore.
In today’s busy scenario there are many circumstances that mother may not want to Breastfeed. Busy working schedules, aesthetic look, ignorance, stress are few factors that is keeping away the mothers from breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding weeks aim to raise awareness of the health and well being outcomes of breastfeeding and the importance of supporting mothers to breastfeed for as long as they wish.
“A newborn has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three.” Says Dr.Bhargavi Reddy.