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Breastfeeding station at So. Cotabato capitol building

HEALTH • 17:40 PM Tue Aug 4, 2015
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Edwin Fernandez
South Cotabato will put up a breastfeeding station like in this photo. (For illustration purposes from www.womenshealth.gov)

KORONADAL CITY - A breastfeeding station will soon be establishedat the South Cotabato provincial capitol building to make the government facility baby-friendly.Nancy Aguilar, nutrition program coordinator of South Cotabato Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), told DXOM-AM Koronadalsaid the project will also help promote breastfeeding as healthy practice among mothers.Aguilar said the project is underway.She said it was in compliance with theExpanded
Breast Feeding Promotion Act of 2009.

The station is not only exclusive to South Cotabato provincial capitol employees but clients of government offices who need to breastfeed babies are allowed to use the facility.

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