World Breastfeeding Week has been celebrated 21 times, Russia - 10th, Kazakhstan - 4th. The topic of the 2013 Week: "Supporting Breastfeeding: close to their mothers", organizers said.
"Even if women begin to breastfeed, after a few weeks or months after birth the breastfeeding is often winding down or becomes mixed. At a time if mothers do not attend health facilities, the support for breast-feeding women becomes particularly important," the statement said.
During the World Breastfeeding Week there will be several meetings in Almaty, Aktobe as the opening-free hotline on breastfeeding, free workshop for pregnant women "Breastfeeding is easy and fun. 10 important rules".