Early initiation of breastfeeding

This report presents the global situation of early initiation of breastfeeding and describes trends over the past ten years. Drawing from an analysis of early initiation rates among babies delivered by skilled birth attendants, the report describes key findings and examines the factors that both help and hinder an early start to breastfeeding. The report outlines key learnings from countries where rates of early initiation have improved or deteriorated and concludes with recommendations for policy and programmatic action.
 
Length: 
41p
Year: 
2018
Organization: 
UNICEF
WHO
Languages: 
English
French
Spanish