Today, KCIU joins the rest of the world to cerebrate #Worldbreastfeedingweek. August 1 to 7 marks World Breastfeeding Week 2018, celebrated every year to encourage and support breastfeeding in an effort to improve the health of babies around the world.
Below is No.1 major fact about breastfeeding and how it can benefit both mother and baby.
The WHO states that breast milk is the ideal food for newborns and infants, providing all the nutrients they need for healthy development, including antibodies that help protect infants from common childhood illnesses such as diarrhoea and pneumonia, the two primary causes of child mortality worldwide.