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World Breastfeeding Week   
Friday, 3 August 2012

Produced by Emile Gramenz & Samara Barr

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Across the world families and health professionals are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. To highlight the importance of early breastfeeding, a slightly unusual event has been organised in a number of world cities. Mothers gather in groups and breastfeed in unison for an event known as the 'Big Latch On'.

The Wire looked into the World Breastfeeding Week events.

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Renee Kam, Australian Breastfeeding Association
Kristy Pillinger, Editor, Nurture Magazine

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World Breastfeeding Week
Big Latch On
Nurture Magazine
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