Journal article

The volume and monetary value of human milk produced by the world's breastfeeding mothers: Results from a new tool (Smith J, Iellamo A, Mathisen R, Ngyuen T, 2023)

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

The Mothers' Milk Tool was developed to make more visible the economic value contributed to society by women's unpaid care work through breastfeeding infants and young children. This manuscript describes the development and display key features of the tool, and reports results for selected countries.