What’s the buzz: #WorldBreastfeedingWeek

    Kokeb Negussie breastfeeds her son Moges in North Shewa, Ethiopia. Photo by: UNICEF Ethiopia / CC BY-NC-ND

    Today, Aug. 7, marks the end of World Breast-Feeding Week, and over the past week, social media has erupted with messages about what one unknown author has called as “nature’s health plan.”

    Here are some of the most interesting tweets about breast-feeding, its benefits and how to do it right.

    via @PAHO/WO
    via @PATHtweets
    via @NC4HR
    via @WHOPhilippines
    via @ONECampaign
    via @endpovertynow
    via @FHI360
    via @WPolicyForum
    via @UNICEF
    via @WHO

    Join the conversation by leaving a comment below and tweet with the hashtag #WorldBreastfeedingWeek.

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