User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


62° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Healthbeat

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

SD Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

July 30, 2012, 5:22 AM

SD Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week
PIERRE, SD -

South Dakota health officials say the state is joining the rest of the country and more than 170 countries Aug. 1-7 in celebrating the 20th Annual World Breastfeeding Week.

The Department of Health's Rhonda Buntrock says the commemoration offers a good reminder that breastfeeding is the ideal method of infant feeding.

South Dakota has not yet met any of the Healthy People 2020 goals related to breastfeeding. They include increased initiation, exclusivity and duration of breastfeeding. They also include such supportive practices as the percentage of employers offering lactation support programs.

The annual observance commemorates the August 1990 Innocenti Declaration made by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund  to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding to improve the health of babies around the world.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View healthbeat

You may also like

SD Sends Suspected EV-D68 Specimens To CDC

9/11/2014 11:45 AM

The spread of Enterovirus D68 is now reaching into KELOLAND.

Full Story
Snacks That Could Throw Off Your Diet

9/10/2014 6:19 PM

From trail mix to low fat chocolate pudding, marketing gimmicks try to trick you into thinking some snacks are guilt free.

Full Story | Watch
ND, SD Officials Bracing For Rare Children's Virus

9/10/2014 3:08 PM

Public health officials say a rare virus believed to be the cause of a severe respiratory illness that has affected children in at least 10 states may...

Full Story
Support Continues For Miller Woman Who Battled Cancer

9/12/2014 5:00 PM

A Miller woman is grateful for community support even after she received a cancer-free report.

Full Story | Watch
Distracted Eating Dilemmas

9/12/2014 6:19 PM

Most of us stay very busy throughout the day. It can be a challenge for some to take time to enjoy a meal.

Full Story | Watch


Events