Initiation of Breastfeeding by Breast Crawl
Initiation of Breastfeeding by Breast Crawl
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Initiation of Breastfeeding By Breast Crawl



Every newborn, when placed on the mother's abdomen soon after birth, has the natural ability to find its mother's breast all on its own to take the first breastfeed. This is called Breast Crawl.

UNICEF, WHO and WABA along with the scientific community strongly recommend initiating breastfeeding within an hour of birth.
 
Evidence shows that early initiation can prevent 22% of all deaths among babies below one month in developing countries.

UNICEF India Rajmata Jijau Mother-Child Health & Nutrition Mission Integrated Child Development Services Government of Maharashtra, Women and Child Development Department BPNI (Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India) Maharashtra Health Education To Villages

"To think that for many decades both caregivers and parents believed that in order to breastfeed, a baby would not know what to do to feed and was usually pushed onto the breast. The baby would just look and lick and often balk at the intrusion. Actually at birth the infant may know more than the mother."

Dr. Marshall Klaus and Dr. Phyllis Klaus

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Breast Crawl CD

The Breast Crawl CD offers information which has been developed for health and community workers who work with resource-poor communities around the world, and will be particularly useful to people who have limited or no access to the Internet and other sources of information.
 
Written in simple, accessible English, with a beautiful video.
 
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