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Superfood for babies: How overcoming barriers to breastfeeding will save children’s lives

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Research reports & papers
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Save the children Fund
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Overcoming Barriers to Breastfeeding

This publication highlights the importance of breastfeeding to a child's survival and development. Four major barriers to breastfeeding are uncovered as well as the global trends to breastfeeding.Factors that have a negative impact on breastfeeding, such as healthcare worker crisis, lack of legislation to enable mothers to breastfeed, milk substitute companies and their conflict of interests are explored and the impact is discussed.