The Big Latch On 2008 was held in New Zealand on the 1st of August, 2008. We had a total of 1,140 latches across 101 venues in Aotearoa.
Mother Support: Going for the Gold
In 2008 the World Breastfeeding Week theme was “Mother Support: Going for the Gold“. This theme aligned with the 2008 Olympics:
In conjunction with the Olympics next August, WBW 2008 calls for greater support for mothers in achieving the gold standard of infant feeding: breastfeeding exclusively for six months, and providing appropriate complementary foods with continued breastfeeding for up to two years or beyond.