In the Name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful

August 1, 2008

exclusive breastfeeding Indonesian babies!!

Improving early and exclusive breastfeeding in Indonesia would help reduce the country's high rates of neonatal mortality and malnutrition among children under five. Fewer than 4 in 10 children are breastfed within an hour of birth, and half of the mothers who do breastfeed stop midway into the six-month period recommended by doctors. These indicators are even worse in Jakarta, where one-quarter of 5-year-olds are underweight. (learn more...)

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