Tag Archives: "Breastfeeding Rate"

24 May, 2017

Exclusive Breastfeeding for 6 Months and Beyond

South Africa has the lowest rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the world (8%). Lack of understanding of the critical importance of breastfeeding, compounded by fears of HIV transmission, among other factors, has hindered progress to promote and support breastfeeding in this country. The Tshwane Declaration of Support for Breastfeeding in South Africa committed them and […]