How do I advocate for breastfeeding?

How to Become a Breastfeeding Advocate

  1. Join a breastfeeding support group.
  2. Become a mentor.
  3. Join the charge to #NormalizeBreastfeeding (on social media or in person).
  4. Learn about, and share, where and why breastfeeding disparities exist.
  5. Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week.

Which of the following laws in the Philippines promotes breastfeeding in the country?

10028 also known as the “Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009. Section 2.

What is the republic act of breastfeeding?

– The State adopts rooming-in as a national policy to encourage, protect and support the practice of breastfeeding. It shall create an environment where basic physical, emotional, and psychological needs of mothers and infants are fulfilled through the practice of rooming-in and breastfeeding.

What law in the Philippines supports breastfeeding in the workplace?

In 2009, the Republic Act 10028 or the Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act was signed to support, protect and encourage women who are breastfeeding working moms. Through the law, there were provisions which requires workplaces to implement certain regulations.

What is Republic No 7060?

7060. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: Section 1. There shall be established a high school in the Municipality of Maluso, Province of Basilan, to be known as the Maluso High School.

Why is exclusive breastfeeding advocate?

AAP supports the position that breastfeeding ensures the best possible health, as well as the best developmental and psychosocial outcomes for the infant. Exclusive breastfeeding is sufficient to support optimal growth and development for about the first 6 months of life.

Is breastfeeding in public legal in the Philippines?

Second, the Philippine law provides for “culturally appropriate lactation care and services” whereas majority of American states exempt breastfeeding from public indecency laws. Third, the Philippine law makes a conclusive statement that breastfeeding “enhances mother-infant relationship”.