The first week of August marks a special occasion, named ‘World Breastfeeding Week‘. The week is a campaign that runs annually to create awareness about breastfeeding around the world. The World Breastfeeding Week was established by WABA (World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action). Their aim was to encourage breastfeeding and also improve the health of babies around the world. Breastfeeding is the best way to provide infants with the nutrients to babies. Let us tell you more about World Breastfeeding Week like its Current (2021) Theme, History, Significance, Importance, Activities, Ideas, Facts and More.
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World Breastfeeding Week 2021 Theme
The 2021 Theme of the World Breastfeeding Week is “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility.”. This phrase is the key point of the whole celebration of this year.
History of the Week
As we have already told you, the week is an initiative by WABA (World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action), The World Breastfeeding Week was first celebrated in 1992. The week is celebrated by more than 120 countries. Awareness programs run for 7 days.
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Significance, and Importance
Talking about the Significance, and Importance of the World Breastfeeding Week, The aim of the celebration is to create awareness among people about, Why Breastfeeding is so important? The celebration also spread awareness about the Advantages of Breastfeeding. Like – It lowers the risk of breast cancer, It lowers the risk of ovarian cancer, Fewer chances of diabetes, Fewer instances of allergies, eczema, and asthma in Babies, Fewer childhood cancers, including leukaemia and lymphomas, etc.
Talk About Your Breastfeeding Experience.
Join a Local Breastfeeding Class or Support Group.
Find the Right Bra Fit.