7th December 2012
India ranks a lowly of 31 out of 51 countries when it comes to breastfeeding practices. Our babies are among the 92 million newborns who are unable to experience breastfeeding within one hour of birth, being exclusively breastfed for the first six months and being timely and appropriately provided with supplements along with mother’s milk up to two years. Sri Lanka tops the chart in almost all 15 indicators that were used for scoring.
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