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#FamilyFocus: World Breastfeeding Week - Why do many South African women not breastfeed?

───   09:32 Mon, 03 Aug 2020

#FamilyFocus: World Breastfeeding Week - Why do many South African women not breastfeed? | News Article

Dr Chantell Witten helped launch World Breastfeeding Week during the #OFMFamilyFocus but also wanted to share her insights as to why many South African moms do not breastfeed. Take a listen to the podcast below.


Dr Chantell Witten is currently based at the University of the Free State, Faculty of Health Sciences in the division for Health Professions Education. She is a dietitian by profession and training focusing specifically on infant and young child nutrition. 

She completed her PHD at the North West University. Dr Witten is also the Nutrition Lead at SACSOWACH. She talks about the focus of her PHD which looked at some of the reasons why South African moms don't breastfeed as long as they should.



For more resources visit:
https://waba.org.my/wbw/  (The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action)
https://sidebyside.co.za/
https://www.sacsowach.org/
https://www.adsa.org.za/

http://www.health.gov.za/



DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. 


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