Women and their babies are invited to join the World Breast Feeding Challenge being held on Saturday to support moms and promote breast feeding. Public Health Nurse Loida Agpalza says breastfeeding benefits the health of both the baby and the mother. She says the theme this year is breastfeeding a winning goal which accentuates the importance of increasing and sustaining the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding. She adds exclusive breastfeeding and adequate complimentary feeding are a key intervention for improving a child’s survival world wide.
The breastfeeding challenge takes place at the Flin Flon Public Library Saturday morning with registration starting at 10:30.