World Breastfeeding Week 2021

Protect Breastfeeding:
A Shared Responsibility​

Relevant resources

Transforming our world: The 2030 agenda for sustainable development​

United Nations

Marketing of breastmilk substitutes during the covid-19 pandemic

Christoffer van Tulleken, Charlotte Wright, Amy Brown, David McCoy and Anthony Costello

Marketing of breast milk substitutes: National implementation of the international code, status report 2020

World Health Organisation

Nurturing the health and wealth of nations: The investment case for breastfeeding

Global Breastfeeding Collective

International code of marketing of breast-milk substitutes

World Health Organisation & UNICEF

Guideline: Counselling of women to improve breastfeeding practices

World Health Organisation

Breastfeeding as a public health responsibility: A review of the evidence

Amy Brown

Breastfeeding in the 21st century: Epidemiology, mechanisms, and lifelong effect​

Cesar G Victora et al.

Breastfeeding in the context of covid-19

compiled by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action

Don’t push it: Why the formula milk industry must clean up its act

Save the Children

Breastfeeding: Policy matters

Save the Children

Implementation guidance: Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services: the revised baby-friendly hospital initiative​

World Health Organisation & UNICEF

WABA | WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is a global network of individuals and organisations dedicated to the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding worldwide. Annually, WABA coordinates and organises the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) between Aug 1-7. Since 2016, we have aligned our WBW campaign to United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We call this the WBW-SDGs Campaign.
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World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is a global network of individuals and organisations dedicated to the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding worldwide based on the Innocenti Declarations, the Ten Links for Nurturing the Future and the WHO/UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding. WABA is in consultative status with UNICEF and an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). WABA coordinates the annual World Breastfeeding Week campaign.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: WABA asserts all legal rights and intellectual property rights under the Berne Convention over the World Breastfeeding Week Logos and Campaign Materials. This copyright is subject to fair use, with appropriate attribution to WABA. The logos and materials shall not be used in any way that directly or indirectly damages WABA’s reputation and/or standing, whether by content, context or association. Prior written consent shall always be sought before the logos and materials are used in any commercial activity or adaptations/modifications are made (email to [email protected]). The logos and materials shall not be used in any event and/or activity sponsored, supported or organised by companies manufacturing, distributing or marketing breastmilk substitutes, feeding bottles, or teats. See FAQ on https://worldbreastfeedingweek.org/frequently-asked-questions-faq/ for further information.

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