You guys! I am so excited about this little project. I saw a meme floating around a few months back that listed different kinds of ‘Boobie Awards’ for various achievements and I thought it would be cool to bring them to life! I figure the perfect time to share these breastfeeding awards is right now during World Breastfeeding Week!
This year’s World Breastfeeding Week theme is Breastfeeding: A Key to Sustainable Development, a theme that grew out of the 17 goals world leaders committed to last September called the Sustainable Development Goals. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (the creators of #worldbreastfeedingweek) hope to accomplish 4 things this year:
- INFORM – To inform people about the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they relate to breastfeeding and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF).
- FIRMLY ANCHOR – To firmly anchor breastfeeding as a key component of sustainable development.
- GALVANISE – To galvanise a variety of actions at all levels on breastfeeding and IYCF in the new era of the SDGs.
- ENGAGE – To engage and collaborate with a wider range of actors around promotion, protection, and support of breastfeeding.
If you see a mom breastfeeding in public this week (or any week!) thank her. If you know someone currently breastfeeding send them one of these awards! Let them know their choice and hard work is a great help to the sustainability and health of our planet and future generations.