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Breastfeeding law is long overdue

17 Jun 2013 at 00:00

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It is an indisputable, scientific fact that breast milk is best for babies. Breast milk contains all of the unmatchable nutrients, antibodies, hormones, anti-viruses, anti-allergies, anti-parasites and enzymes infants need to ward off illnesses and to ensure they grow and thrive. Yet far too few babies in Thailand are receiving this "best food" during the first six months of life as recommended by the World Health Organisation and Unicef.

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