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#WorldBreastFeedingWeek2022: Mothers' nutrition to support breastfeeding

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#WorldBreastFeedingWeek2022: Mothers' nutrition to support breastfeeding | News Article

As we continue to commemorate World Breast Feeding Week, Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens speaks to Pumla Dlamini from Vitamin Angels and Nutrition Lead for the South African Civil Society for Women's, Adolescents' and Children's Health.

As we continue to commemorate World Breast Feeding Week, Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens speaks to Pumla Dlamini from Vitamin Angels and Nutrition Lead for the South African Civil Society for Women's, Adolescents' and Children's Health (SACSoWACH).

Pumla explains why a mother's nutrition is so important for milk production as well as what are the don'ts about maternal nutrition for breastfeeding.

Also read: #WorldBreastFeedingWeek2022: Why formula milk is fake news!

Pumla is also the country manager at Vitamin Angels, who together with their partners focus on reaching communities in the U.S. and around the world that are underserved. They do so by improving access to vital nutrition, everyone gets an equal chance to grow, thrive, and prosper. To read more about Vitamin Angels visit their website vitaminangels.org

The main purpose of the South African Civil Society for Women's Adolescent's and Children's Health - SACSoWACH Coalition - is advocacy for the health of newborns, children, adolescents, women and mothers. To read more visit their website sacsowach.org 

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