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from THE JAKARTA POST -- FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 03, 2010 "Lactivists" and officials fiercely reject the notion that a mother could be persecuted under the 2009 Health Law for refusing to breast-feed their babies, saying the law was made to protect mothers and not intimidate them.
"The law ensures a mother's right [to breast-feed]," Minarto, the director of community nutrition at the Health Ministry told The Jakarta Post Thursday.
The health law stipulates that each infant has the right to exclusive breast milk from birth up to six months.
Article 128 in the law states that during the breast-feeding period, families, the government and the community must support …