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New Research Shows That Breastfeeding Matters Everywhere and Could Save Millions of Lives and Dollars

(23) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 9:08 PM

The leading medical journal The Lancet just released a new Series on Breastfeeding with remarkable new evidence on the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding. The Lancet found that breastfeeding could save 820,000 lives and add $302 billion into the global economy. The Lancet shows that breastfeeding lays...

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Why Breastfeeding Is Crucial to Sustainable Development

(2) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 11:15 AM

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a new set of universal global targets that will influence investment and policy agendas in virtually every country on earth, touching millions of lives over the next fifteen years. The SDGs build on the progress of, and expand on, the

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Inside the Politics of Breastfeeding Promotion

(2) Comments | Posted February 20, 2014 | 8:29 AM

The Sistine Chapel seems an unlikely place to launch a new breastfeeding revolution, but future historians may tell us that's where it began. When Pope Francis recently invited mothers to feed their hungry infants during a special baptism, he was also sending a global message in support of...

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