Where a Miracle Substance Called Breast Milk Saves Lives

CHICHALUM, Guatemala — Painted on the side of a health post in this rural town in Guatemala’s western highlands is a simple message: Breast-feeding is a lifelong gift.

But around the world, breast milk is a gift that many children are given incorrectly or not given at all — and the results are devastating. Health scholars report that a child dies more than once a minute somewhere in the world for lack of proper breast-feeding.

Read more at https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/05/opinion/breast-feeding.html?fbclid=IwAR1cKxFbgcKWwW9bFRUauNaUWjrIEkXN78e-EXxA8Sn6FByXostVHDovD5c&login=email&auth=login-email.

Katie Martin