Only 41 percent of Indian mothers initiate early breastfeeding. There is a lack of awareness of the benefits of breast milk in India, an NGO said.
Convincing a new mother or a family on breastfeeding a newborn within an hour of birth or up to six months continues to be a tough task, activists and experts say.
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated from August 1 to 7 each year in more than 170 countries to promote breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.
Day in Pics: 28th November
Showbiz World - November 28, 2014