18 February 2013

Kenya: Breastfeeding Gaining Ground in Kenya

95 babies could be saved every hour if they are breastfed immediately after birth. A new global report on breastfeeding dubbed 'Superfood for Babies' indicates that breastfeeding further reduces an infant's risk of dying from killer diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia by up to 15 times. Head of Nutrition division Terry Wefwafwa says breastfeeding should be a communal effort.

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