Colombia – Bill on public policy on breastfeeding approved

The bill sets out the guidelines for “the public policy on breastfeeding, incentive for human milk banks and complementary feeding”.

In the Seventh Commission of the Senate of the Republic, the representative to the Chamber Nadia Blel Scaff, headed the Bill 138 of 2022 which aims at the “creation of public policy on breastfeeding”, providing newborns “all the nutrients they need to grow and for their immune system to fully develop”.