Frequently Asked Questions about the Cost of Not Breastfeeding tool

October 14, 2020

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Not breastfeeding leads to more than half a million child deaths annually and costs the world economy up to US$1 billion a day. In 2019, the Cost of Not Breastfeeding Tool was published in Health Policy and Planning, quantifying the impacts of not breastfeeding on human lives and the economies of 130 countries. This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about the tool.