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# National Breastfeeding Week

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Opinion: If breast is best - then why are Ireland's breastfeeding rates so low?
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
Only 2% of Traveller women breastfeed due to a range of additional barriers
This is in comparison to the national average of 56%.
# Latching On
Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras
Nurses, mothers, grandmothers and children flocked towards the Áras yesterday for a breastfeeding event organised by Sabina Higgins.
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6 big questions about breastfeeding, answered by an expert
We speak to a breastfeeding expert from the HSE.
# Breastfeeding
National Breastfeeding Week: Irish breastfeeding rates below European neighbours'
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.