The Big Latch On 2010 was held in New Zealand on the 6th August, 2010. This year there was a massive 35% increase in registered venues (up from 91 in 2009), and a 16.5% increase in latches.

Global Big Latch On

2010 was the first Global Big Latch On event, starting in Portland, Oregon in the USA.

Participating countries2
Individual locations147
Breastfeeding children2,045

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Just ten steps! The baby friendly way

In 2010 the World Breastfeeding Week theme was Just ten steps! The baby friendly way“. Health care facilities play a vital role in the establishment of breastfeeding. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding provide a supportive pathway enabling women to achieve their breastfeeding intentions and guiding the training of healthcare workers in breastfeeding support. Read more here.