Breastfeeding - ISS (EN)
Prevention and health promotion
Breastfeeding is the normal way to feed babies, boys and girls and has a decisive effect on individual and collective health.
It is a paradigm of health promotion since its activates of people's resources: mother, father, boys and girls as well as those professionals who play a key role throughout the birth process and early life.
Breastfeeding support concerns society as a whole, for protection from interference, for harmonization of life and work times, for the promotion of a favourable culture.