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Mothers should start breastfeeding within an hour of giving birth to cut death risk and provide health benefits

Babies should be breastfed in the first hour after birth to cut the risk of death and receive lifelong health benefits, global health leaders will say today.  Waiting just two hours can increase the chances of a newborn dying by a third, while more than a day doubles the risk, according to the World Health Organisation.  Read more...

 

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