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#National Breastfeeding Week

# national-breastfeeding-week - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Opinion: If breast is best - then why are Ireland's breastfeeding rates so low?
# National Breastfeeding Week
# National Breastfeeding Week

Opinion: If breast is best - then why are Ireland's breastfeeding rates so low?

Oct 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 24,878 Views 53 Comments

Fianna Fáil councillor Deirdre Geraghty-Smith says the legislation around marketing of follow on milk should be addressed again and more support should be given to new mothers.

# national-breastfeeding-week - Friday 1 October, 2021

Only 2% of Traveller women breastfeed due to a range of additional barriers
# National Breastfeeding Week
# National Breastfeeding Week

Only 2% of Traveller women breastfeed due to a range of additional barriers

Oct 1st 2021, 6:13 PM 21,924 Views 0 Comments

This is in comparison to the national average of 56%.

# national-breastfeeding-week - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras
# Latching On
# Latching On

Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras

Oct 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 23,377 Views 34 Comments

Nurses, mothers, grandmothers and children flocked towards the Áras yesterday for a breastfeeding event organised by Sabina Higgins.

# national-breastfeeding-week - Friday 30 September, 2016

6 big questions about breastfeeding, answered by an expert
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# Sponsored By HSE

6 big questions about breastfeeding, answered by an expert

Sep 30th 2016, 4:00 PM 16,482 Views 12 Comments

We speak to a breastfeeding expert from the HSE.

# national-breastfeeding-week - Monday 1 October, 2012

National Breastfeeding Week: Irish breastfeeding rates below European neighbours'
# Breastfeeding
# Breastfeeding

National Breastfeeding Week: Irish breastfeeding rates below European neighbours'

Oct 1st 2012, 2:40 PM 11,689 Views 67 Comments

The HSE says this year’s event will focus on the importance of breastfeeding for the health of children and mothers, and highlight how rates of breastfeeding in Ireland fall way below those of other European countries.