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#WorldBreastFeedingWeek2022: Why formula milk is fake news!

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#WorldBreastFeedingWeek2022: Why formula milk is fake news! | News Article

This morning Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens speaks to Dr Chantell Witten from the Centre of Excellence for Food Security at the University of the Western Cape explains why formula milk is fake news.

The global World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) campaign aims to inform, anchor, engage and galvanise action on breastfeeding and related issues. This morning Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens speaks to Dr Chantell Witten from the Centre of Excellence for Food Security at the University of the Western Cape explains why formula milk is fake news.

Yolanda and Dr Witten talk about why we say infant formula marketing is Fake News. They also have a chat about what the three biggest myths about infant formula are.

Also read: #WorldBreastFeedingWeek2022: The importance of World Breastfeeding Week in SA

The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) coordinates the global World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) campaign that aims to inform, anchor, engage and galvanise action on breastfeeding and related issues. The theme for this year includes stepping-up for breastfeeding, educating and support.

Also read: Busting the myths about the benefits of infant milk formula

To read more about Breast Feeding Week 2022 visit WABA


Side-by-Side is a campaign for pregnant women and caregivers of children younger than 5 years, which uses multiple communication channels.

It is led by the National Department of Health but owned by all national, provincial and local departments, NGOs, community based organizations, and all other partners who are working and caring for children.

Read more on www.sidebyside.co.za

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