Breastfeeding

A Mother's Gift, for Every Child

Bila Wodji Mahamat visiting a mother with newborn twin babies, as part of her community outreach.
UNICEF

Highlights

This report from UNICEF shares new analysis on breastfeeding practices around the world and sets out key recommendations for governments, the private sector, civil society and communities in low-, middle- and high-income countries to increase breastfeeding rates. The report finds that more than 1 in 5 babies in high-income countries are never breastfed, compared to 1 in 25 in low- and middle-income countries.

Please contact: nutrition@unicef.org

Cover page of Breastfeeding report

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UNICEF

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