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Breastfeeding

Opinion: Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Mother And Child And How We Can Promote And Support It

Opinion: Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Mother And Child And How We Can Promote And Support It
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends exclusively breastfeeding for the first six months of life followed by continued breastfeeding alongside complementary feeding for a minimum of two years ...
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Study From United States Suggests COVID-19 Cannot Be Transmitted Through Breast Milk

Study From United States Suggests COVID-19 Cannot Be Transmitted Through Breast Milk
Breastfeeding Coronavirus Outbreak News
The study, which was published in the online edition of JAMA was conducted by the researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California Los Angeles ...
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Childcare During Pandemic: Breastfeeding Or Sourcing Breast Milk From Milk Banks Is Safe With Some Precautions, Say Experts

COVID-19: Breastfeeding Or Sourcing Breast Milk From Milk Banks Is Safe With Standard Precautions, Say Experts
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Ketan Bharadva, president of Human Milk Banking Association (India) says for infants who cannot get mother's milk for whatever reason, the next best option is pasteurised donor human milk from a scientifically operated standard milk bank ...
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Opinion: Breastfeeding A Must To Fortify The ‘First Thousand Days’ Of Your Baby

Opinion: Breastfeeding A Must To Fortify The ‘First Thousand Days’ Of Your Baby
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The first 1,000 days in a child's life determine their health through their lifetime and thus adequate nutrition and healthcare play a significant role during this period, says Dr. Shacchhee Baweja ...
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Breastfeeding Week Special: Mothers Should Continue To Breastfeed Even If They Are COVID-19 Positive, Experts Say It Is ‘Safe’

Breastfeeding Week Special: Mothers Should Continue To Breastfeed Even If They Are COVID-19 Positive, Experts Say It Is ‘Safe’
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As the world celebrates Breastfeeding Week 2020, experts say, “breastfeeding is very important” and appeal mothers to continue to breastfeed their babies even if they test COVID-19 positive ...
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World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Actress Neha Dhupia Calls For Empowering New Mothers To Have The Freedom To Feed

World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Actress Neha Dhupia Calls For Empowering New Mothers To Have The Freedom To Feed
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Neha Dhupia started a campaign ‘Freedom To Feed’ last year after she faced challenges in feeding her daughter Mehr in public and realized that there is an urgent need for normalising breastfeeding and making it easy for the new mothers ...
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World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Kerala Government Launches Lactation Cookies For New Mothers

World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Kerala Government Launches Lactation Cookies For New Mothers
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With an aim to ensure sufficient nutrition for malnourished lactating mothers in the state, the Government of Kerala has launched a pilot project of distributing lactation cookies rich in nutrients that help enhance breastmilk production ...
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World Breastfeeding Week: Precautions To Take In Times Of COVID-19 Pandemic To Safeguard Breastfeeding Babies

World Breastfeeding Week: Precautions To Take In Times Of COVID-19 Pandemic To Safeguard Breastfeeding Babies
Breastfeeding Coronavirus Outbreak News
According to experts, a mother who tests COVID-19 positive must continue breastfeeding because the antibodies produced by her immune system will also be secreted in breastmilk providing the babies a readymade protection against the virus ...
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World Breastfeeding Week: Many Health Benefits For Lactating Mother, Child

World Breastfeeding Week: Many Health Benefits For Lactating Mother, Child
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World Breastfeeding Week celebrated in the first week of August (1 to 7) every year is marked to encourage breastfeeding, which improves the health of both the babies and mothers around the world ...
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COVID Testing Not Mandatory For Services Related To Maternal, Newborn: Health Ministry

COVID Testing Not Mandatory For Services Related To Maternal, Newborn: Health Ministry
Breastfeeding Coronavirus Outbreak News
In the 'Guidance note on Provision of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health Plus Nutrition (RMNCAH+N) services during and post COVID-19 pandemic', the Union Health Ministry stressed that critical services for women, children and adolescent should be provided irrespective of their COVID-19 status ...
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In Maharashtra’s Amravati and Nandurbar Districts New Mothers Are Championing The Cause Of Breastfeeding, Courtesy Nutrition India Programme

In Maharashtra’s Amravati and Nandurbar Districts New Mothers Are Championing The Cause Of Breastfeeding, Courtesy Nutrition India Programme
Breastfeeding Campaign Highlights Features Nutrition India Programme Swasth India
Here is how Nutrition India Programme kick-started by Reckitt Benckiser in Amravati and Nandurbar districts of the second most populous state of India - Maharashtra is making women aware about breastfeeding practices and creating nutrition-rich societies ...
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Breastfeeding And Coronavirus Outbreak: Here Is What Nursing Mothers Should Know

Breastfeeding And Coronavirus Outbreak: Here Is What Nursing Mothers Should Know
Breastfeeding Coronavirus Outbreak News Swasth India
According to the World Health Organisation, women with COVID-19 can breastfeed their child if they wish to do so provided they practice utmost hygiene while touching their baby and routinely clean and disinfect surfaces they have touched ...
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