World Breastfeeding Week – Why do many South African women not breastfeed?

Dr Chantell Witten is currently based at the University of the Free State, Faculty of Health Sciences in the division for Health Professions Education. She is a dietitian by profession and training focusing specifically on infant and young child nutrition. 

She completed her PHD at the North West University. Dr Witten is also the Nutrition Lead at SACSOWACH. She talks about the focus of her PHD which looked at some of the reasons why South African moms don’t breastfeed as long as they should.

Click here to download a brief recording on the topic.