national-breastfeeding-and-family-planning-month

Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) 10028, otherwise known as the Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009, August of every year is National Breastfeeding and Family Planning Month. This observance aims to raise public awareness on the importance of and to further promote breastfeeding since itself is a natural family planning method which delays ovulation and helps mothers space their pregnancy.