The Big Latch On 2007 was held in New Zealand on the 5th of August, 2007. We had a total of 900 latches across 96 venues in Aotearoa.

Breastfeeding: The 1st Hour

In 2007 the World Breastfeeding Week theme was Breastfeeding: The 1st Hour. This theme worked to raise awareness of the importance of the first hour of breastfeeding:

Initiation of breastfeeding within the 1st hour of birth is the first and most vital step towards reducing infant and under-five mortality, by reducing the overwhelmingly high neonatal mortality rate.

Read more here.