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[Mothership] S’pore’s stand on breastfeeding has been consistent, judging by 1980s campaign https://t.co/qzRzpL5oVf

[Mothership] S’pore’s stand on breastfeeding has been consistent, judging by 1980s campaign https://t.co/qzRzpL5oVf

Formula milk prices have been all the rage in Singapore as it has been discovered lately that their prices have been increasing the last few years. This has resulted in the government stepping in by saying that they would take measures to make more formula milk options available in the market. They have also reiterated that breastfeeding is strongly encouraged, a view that the Health Promotion Board and various international organisations share. Breastfeeding is regarded as the best way to meet the nutritional needs of infants. It also has many added benefits for both mother and child. And it would not be the first time the government has encouraged breastfeeding. In the 1980s, the Ministry of Health ran a campaign on it. Here are some of the campaign posters: Photo from NAS Breast milk was seen as “nature’s balanced food” to nourish the baby. Photo from NAS We’ve also cre...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/06/spore-stand-on-breastfeeding...

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