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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, August 2nd, the third edition of Hora do Mamaço, an event celebrating the importance of breastfeeding, saw mothers in cities across Brazil come together in groups to publicly breastfeed their children. In Rio de Janeiro a group of breastfeeding mothers met in Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas for the event.

Organized by Aleitamento Materno Solidário (AMS – Brasil), the Hora do Mamaço first began in 2012 and has taken place each year during World Breastfeeding Week.

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