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Breastfeeding 'power hour' could save lives

18 February 2013 Last updated at 07:56 GMT

Save The Children says that more than 800,000 children could be saved each year if mothers breastfed immediately after birth.

The charity, which has published a report Superfood for Babies, is concerned breastfeeding rates are stalling across the world and in some developing countries rates are declining.

Jessica Shiddell reports.