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Teaching the Importance of Breastfeeding

Support group

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Support group

A group of mothers gathers for a twice-a-month breastfeeding support group in Kalibaru, a poor fishing community on the coast of North Jakarta. The group was started in 2008 and since then the number of women exclusively breastfeeding their babies until 6 months of age in the area has gone up. A group facilitator leads discussions and answers questions.