Pope Francis fosters mothers to breastfeed in Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis Fosters Mothers To Breastfeed In Sistine Chapel

Pontiff tells girls to breastfeed without dread at annual ceremony where 28 infants were baptised

Pope Francis Fosters Mothers To Breastfeed In Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis has encouraged women attending a ceremony in the Sistine Chapel to feel free to breastfeed their children in the church.

The ceremony is a little long, someones exclaiming because hes hungry. Thats the route it is, the pontiff said.

You moms, go ahead and breastfeed, without anxiety. Just like the Virgin mary nursed Jesus, he told worshippers attending an annual rite celebrating the baptism of Jesus.

The Argentine pope on Sunday baptised 28 children 15 boys and 13 girls.

He has now been voiced his support for breastfeeding, including in public.

The benefits of breastfeeding include optimal nutrition and an immune system boost for babies, while helping moms bond with infants and speeding maternal weight loss after birth.

In many countries around the world, however, females are still widely discouraged from breastfeeding, especially in public.

Read more: www.theguardian.com

Pope Francis Fosters Mothers To Breastfeed In Sistine Chapel
Pope Francis Fosters Mothers To Breastfeed In Sistine Chapel
Pope Francis Fosters Mothers To Breastfeed In Sistine Chapel
Pope Francis Fosters Mothers To Breastfeed In Sistine Chapel
Pope Francis Fosters Mothers To Breastfeed In Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis Fosters Mothers To Breastfeed In Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis Fosters Mothers To Breastfeed In Sistine Chapel

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