Breastfeeding in Emergencies

We Support Breastfeeding in Emergencies

we support breastfeeding in emergencies

World Vision sets up breastfeeding corners or spaces called Women, Adolescent and Young Child Space, or WAYCS, to provide safe places for mothers and their children, to gather for counselling on breastfeeding.

Read about a WAYCS site in Bangladesh providing mothers like Amena, Jahida, and Ambia with a safe space to breastfeed. 

World Vision’s internal policy regarding the procurement and use of milk and milk products emphasises that World Vision protects, promotes and supports breastfeeding, and safe and appropriate infant and young child feeding practices, upholding the provisions of the International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes. It also includes clear guidelines regarding the distribution of breast milk substitutes.  


Learn More About Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies