miércoles, 17 de agosto de 2011

Big Latch On holds breastfeeding awareness day to help eliminate cultural stigmas

Mothers who breastfeed their babies in public are probably used to frequent stares and occasional negative comments about keeping such affairs in private. However, Big Latch On, an international group started in 2005 to promote breastfeeding, is hoping to change the cultural stigmas that look down on breastfeeding, and raise awareness about its importance for childhood health and development.On Saturday, August 6, 2011, a provisional total of 4,123 women from 294 different locations around the world gathered together to breastfeed their babies simultaneously. Big Latch On, which partnered with La Leche League USA and the World Health Organization's ...

Via: http://www.NaturalNews.com