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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 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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An Image Of A Player Breastfeeding Publicly In Mizoram Highlights Issues Faced By Nursing Mothers

‘Mothers should feel comfortable to nurse in public’, says the Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Guidelines 2016, prepared by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics, however, as per experts, these guidelines are far from being observed in public spaces
Breastfeeding News Swasth India
A photograph of a 22-year-old Mizoram volleyball player breastfeeding her baby during interval of a match went viral and by and large got a thumbs up from social media, however, it also highlighted the challenges a young mother faces to breastfeed ...
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Breast Milk Could Help Prevent Heart Disease In Premature Infants: Study

Breast Milk Could Help Prevent Heart Disease In Premature Infants: Study
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For the first six months, exclusive breastfeeding is recommended as it provides an optimal amount of nutrition and is a right mix of all the nutrients that the growing infant needs ...
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How Did This Chhattisgarh District Become The ‘Breastfeeding Champion’ Of The Country

How Did This Chhattisgarh District Become The ‘Breastfeeding Champion’ Of The Country
Breastfeeding Swasth India
Chhattisgarh's Surguju district was once trapped in myths and disbeliefs related to breastfeeding, as women there lacked awareness about the practice. Here's what changed and how Surguju became the breastfeeding champion ...
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Here’s What Neha Dhupia Said About Breastfeeding At 12-Hour Swasthagraha

Neha Dhupia
Breastfeeding News Swasth India
New mother Neha Dhupia, who welcomed her first child – a baby girl – in November last year, spoke about the importance of breastfeeding at the 12-hour Swasthagraha by NDTV and Dettol’s Banega Swasth India campaign this morning ...
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Draft Policy To Set Up Rooms For Breastfeeding Infants In Public Places Formed: Delhi Government To High Court

Draft Policy To Set Up Rooms For Breastfeeding Infants In Public Places Formed: Delhi Government To High Court
Breastfeeding Delhi News Swasth India
The Delhi High Court had earlier directed the Delhi government and other local authorities to work out a plan for providing separate rooms for mothers to breastfeed in privacy in public places and buildings ...
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National Nutrition Month: Importance Of Breastfeeding For Both Mother And Child

Fighting Malnutrition: Importance of Breastfeeding for Both Mother And Child
Breastfeeding National Nutrition Month Swasth India
Breast milk is a fantastic first food for a baby because it provides the young infants with the nutrients they need, protects them from illness and has lots of benefits for the mother too. Virtually all mothers can breastfeed, provided they have accurate information and the support of their family, the health care system and the society at large. ...
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Taj Mahal Gets A Baby Feeding Room

Taj Mahal Gets A Baby Feeding Room
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With an average of 22,000 daily visitors, the Taj Mahal is the first monument in India to get a breastfeeding room ...
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Breastfeeding Cubicles To Be Set Up At All Bus Stations Across Uttar Pradesh

Breastfeeding Cubicles To Be Set Up At All Bus Stations Across Uttar Pradesh
Breastfeeding News
To protect the ‘honour and dignity’ of all lactating mothers and newborns travelling through Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation buses, the corporation has announced that they will construct the baby feeding cubicles in next 3 months on priority basis ...
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World Breastfeeding Week 2019: Why Breastfeeding Is Important And A Must For Women

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: Why Breastfeeding Is Important And A Must For Women
Breastfeeding Swasth India
Here is why breastfeeding is important for both the infant and the mother's health and why there needs to be more awareness among women about it ...
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