FIGO Statement: breastfeeding recommended within first hour of life

FIGO has published a statement to highlight the protective and life-saving elements of breastfeeding – in particular when it is initiated within the first hour of life (known as the “golden hour”). Obstetricians, gynaecologists and midwives are uniquely positioned to provide the required support in the golden hour.

Please visit the FIGO website to see the full statement: https://www.figo.org/resources/figo-statements/harnessing-golden-hour-breastfeeding-recommended-within-first-hour-life

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