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Take Ten Steps Up for Breastfeeding

During World Breastfeeding Week, we joined the Global Breastfeeding Collective to learn about the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.

Imagine if every baby was born in a place where the best practices for supporting breastfeeding are the norms. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding are evidence-based practices that improve breastfeeding rates by establishing benchmarks for quality care for new mothers and infants in maternity services.

Watch the recording of the webinar, available here, to learn about the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, find tools and resources to help adopt them in health systems, and be inspired by stories about the Ten Steps in action. Together, we can ensure every baby starts right in life by scaling up and providing universal quality of care in a baby-friendly environment.

PLUS: Two more reasons to step up

The MAMI Global Network and the Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE) Core Group hosted a webinar to learn how you can step up to save lives: 

The above video is the Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific recording, with a case study on Rwanda. 

ENN shared information about the MAMI Global Pathway Package on August 3rd as part of the Global Breastfeeding Collective’s webinar “Take ten steps up for breastfeeding” and “Two more reasons to step up”. This 10-minute presentation introduces practical details and examples of applied practice for the MAMI Care Pathway Package, followed by an update on the Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE) Operational Guidance and a brief Question and Answer session which is compiled here.

Currently also available in the following languages: 

English - the Americas (with a case study on Colombia) 

Arabic 

Spanish (Español) 

Portuguese (Português) 

Russian 

Further recordings of the webinar in other languages will be forthcoming in the next few weeks. 

For the report released during the webinar, ”Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies Ten Years of Progress” please click here

the ENN WBW Blog 

Read the latest ENN World Breastfeeding Week blog here

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Some other useful links that have been referenced throughout the week are: 

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