Opinion pieces address Save the Children breastfeeding report

Published on February 21, 2013 at 4:58 AM · No Comments

Save the Children on Monday released a report (.pdf) examining "[t]he four major barriers that prevent mothers from breastfeeding" -- community and cultural pressures, the shortage of health workers, a lack of maternity legislation, and inappropriate promotion of breast-milk substitutes." According to the report summary, "a series of recommendations -- to governments, international institutions and multinational companies -- [are put forward] to ensure that every infant is given the life-saving protection that breastfeeding can offer" (February 2013). The following is a summary of opinion pieces addressing the report.

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