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The mother is the only thing in the world whose love is free of any cost. The love they show since the very beginning to their child is just undeniable to everyone, they give their everything to the children and didn’t expect anything from then in return.

That’s why they are also known as the other face of the god to the Mankind. Mother gives their everything to their children’s, so that they don’t need to lean on someone else for anything in the world, since their beginning they give their precious breast milk, which tends to be the building block and base for their over-all growth and life long strength. The due importance to the mothers s given now.

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World Breastfeeding Week (WBW)  which is an annual celebration being held every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 120 countries. According to the 26 August data of WBW website. More than 540 events have been held worldwide by more than 79 countries with 488 organizations and 406,620 participants for the World Breastfeeding Week which was held in 2010.

The event is Being organized by WABA, WHO and UNICEF, WBW which has came up with the goal to promote exclusive breastfeeding for the very first six months of the beginning of life which yields tremendous health benefits, providing critical nutrients, gives must needed protection from deadly diseases such as pneumonia and fostering growth and development for the first time in 1991.

World Breastfeeding Week was first celebrated in 1992 by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and is now observed in over 120 countries by UNICEF, WHO and their partners including individuals, organizations, and governments.


WABA itself have been formed on 14 February 1991 with the goal to re-establish a global breastfeeding culture and provide support for breastfeeding everywhere in every single part of the world.

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) which has emphasize the value of breastfeeding for mothers as well as children.

Both of them recommend and requires exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and then supplemented breastfeeding for at least one year and up to two years or more.

The term is Both cost effective and ideal for child nutrition, breastfeeding is a vital first step in reducing under-nutrition in children. Because of this, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that deaths of children which are younger than five years old, helping in this event will lead reduce the problem by 13 to 20 percent worldwide if babies were breastfed exclusively, it must be make sure that no other food or drink will be given to them. It must be checked for the first six months of life and then up to two years or longer with complementary feeding starting at six months of age.