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#WorldBreastFeedingWeek2022: Normalizing Breastfeeding in SA

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#WorldBreastFeedingWeek2022: Normalizing Breastfeeding in SA | News Article

We are wrapping up World Breastfeeding Week today and Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens chat to Anel Olssen from Normalizing Breastfeeding, South Africa (NPBSA).

We are wrapping up World Breastfeeding Week today and Mid-Morning Magic’s Yolanda Maartens chat to Anel Olssen from Normalizing Breastfeeding, South Africa (NPBSA).

Anel shares information about what drives the anti-breastfeeding sentiment in South Africa as well as what we need to do to step up for breastfeeding in South Africa.

Also read: #WorldBreastFeedingWeek2022: Mothers' nutrition to support breastfeeding

NPBSA is a group of lactivist mothers, breastfeeding peer supporters, academics and healthcare practitioners invested in changing attitudes around breastfeeding. South Africa has the lowest rate of exclusively breastfed babies in the world. Societal ills are contributing to these shocking stats, as it's enshrined into our constitution that a baby has the right to optimum nutrition.

To find out more about NPBSA visit their Facebook page Normalizing Breastfeeding, South Africa (NPBSA).

To read more about Breast Feeding Week 2022 visit WABA

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