Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Midwives should check new mums are breastfeeding within an hour

Midwives should check new mums are breastfeeding within an hour Midwives should check whether new mothers are breastfeeding within an hour of birth, the World Health Organisation says.

The agency said women should be offered immediate breastfeeding support, because it was important to start as soon as possible.

Britain’s rates of breastfeeding are the lowest in the developed world, with just one per cent of new mothers feeding their children purely by breast by the age of six months. The Daily Telegraph

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