Mothers' Milk Tool Introduction

10 May 23
Topic(s): Breastfeeding
Location: Global
Language(s): English
Audience: Media, Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers, Public
Programs: Policy advocacy, Strategic use of data

This short video, intended for advocates and policy makers, introduces the Mothers' Milk Tool, which makes it possible to calculate the economic impact of breastfeeding on society. Women's production of mothers' milk is a crucial contributor to the global economy, yet it has never been systematically considered for all countries. Alive & Thrive worked with the Australian National University to develop the online version of the Mothers' Milk Tool. 

Read the study:

Online version of the Mothers' Milk Tool.