On August 1-7, 2019, people around the world will be celebrating World Breastfeeding Week! Across the globe, people will come together to support and encourage breastfeeding with the overall goal of improving infant health. After all, breastfeeding is the foundation for a lifetime of health for mamas and babies!
One of the goals of World Breastfeeding Week is to bring awareness to how beneficial breastfeeding is, especially during the first six months of a baby’s life. Research shows that exclusively breastfeeding your infant for the first six months provides countless health benefits, gives your baby critical nutrients, can protect against illness and disease, and fosters healthy growth and development.
First started in 1992, World Breastfeeding Week has grown exponentially and is now celebrated in 120 different countries around the world! One of the overall aims for the week is to re-establish a global breastfeeding culture, as breastfeeding (especially extended breastfeeding into toddlerhood and beyond) has earned itself a bit of stigma in recent years. Breastfeeding should become the cultural norm, and breastfeeding mothers should be supported and respected every step of the way.
The World Alliance For Breastfeeding Action, WABA, states their goal as follows:
“To foster a strong and cohesive breastfeeding movement, which will act on the various international instruments to create an enabling environment for mothers, thus contributing to increase optimal breastfeeding and infant and young child feeding practices.”
So, how does KeaBabies support breastfeeding mamas? By providing quality, affordable products that help promote healthy mother-infant bonding! There are a few products that are essential for breastfeeding mommies: the KeaBabies Organic Nursing Pads and the KeaBabies Carseat Canopy/Breastfeeding Nursing Cover!
The KeaBabies Breastfeeding Nursing Cover is ultra-soft and portable, perfect to take on-the-go! Feed your baby comfortably, anywhere you are! The material is cool and breathable, so take it along on all your family’s summer adventures! It is lightweight and folds neatly into a drawstring carrying pouch, which easily fits in any diaper bag or purse.
The KeaBabies Organic Nursing Pads are now available in three different sizes, perfect for all mommies! They come in a pack of 7 pairs of beautiful pastel-colored pads. Made of luxurious organic bamboo, these nursing pads are ultra-soft and absorbent, and won’t irritate your skin! These nursing pads make a wonderful baby shower gift as well.
Lastly, be sure to join our online community on Facebook: “KeaBabies Love: Motherhood, Babywearing, Breastfeeding Support Group.” In this group, you can feel free to ask any breastfeeding questions you may have and support other mamas in their breastfeeding journeys. This online support group has been helpful for over 10,000 members!
If you are a breastfeeding mama, we support you and are here for you!
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