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On Today's Women Rising Segment, A Low Key Movement Appears To Be Underway To Encourage Chinese Mothers To Breastfeed Their Babies. The Rise Of The Practice Appears To Be In Response To The Repeated Scare Of Melamine Contaminated Infant Formula. Chief Of Communication For The UNICEF Office Of Research Dale Rutstein Says That The Organzation Has Developed A Mobile Phone App That Maps Out Areas Such As Malls Or Markets Where Mothers Can Breastfeed Their Babies. He Tells Daybreak Asia's Frances Alonzo That The App Is Also Filling The Need For Credible Information About Children And Nutrition As Well As Dispelling Myths About Breastfeeding.