Video News Package

1 August 2008 - UNICEF urges more support for mothers as World Breastfeeding Week begins

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© UNICEF/Benin/2006/Pudlowski

A mother-to-mother breastfeeding support group in Benin. Community-based promotion efforts are one of the most effective methods of increasing exclusive breastfeeding rates.

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Production date: Various

Duration: 1:55

Keywords: UNICEF, children, World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, lactation, breastfeeding, breastmilk, infant formula

Main shooting locations: Various

Main sequences: World Breastfeeding Week kicks off today with an exhortation to governments, health workers and women everywhere to give increased support to new mothers who need the space, time and encouragement to breastfeed their babies. 

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