World Breastfeeding Week.
The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) has announced
this year's World Breastfeeding Week will take place August 1-7,
2007. World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) has been celebrated every August
1-7 since 1992 by breastfeeding supporters in over 120 countries. It is
by endorsed and supported by UNICEF, WHO, FAO and the ministries of
health in many countries. A WBW action folder is created as a global
advocacy tool for breastfeeding advocates to highlight breastfeeding
issues. The action folder is a 6-page information sheet that provides
introduction and discussion to the chosen theme, relevant ideas for
action, resources and regional WBW contacts. This years theme is:
Breastfeeding: The 1st Hour--Save ONE Million Babies!
For more information visit www.worldbreastfeedingweek.org or