Photo of the Day: World Breastfeeding Week

By Jane Coaston | August 7, 2013

A woman breastfeeds her baby in Uganda. This week is World Breastfeeding Week, dedicated to helping support mothers and encourage exclusive breastfeeding.

A woman breastfeeds her baby in Uganda. (Photo: James Pursey/EGPAF)

This week is World Breastfeeding Week. Though breastfeeding can be a means of transmitting HIV from mother to child, organizations like EGPAF still promote exclusive breastfeeding to support healthy infants and babies regardless of HIV status.