Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

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

an-image-of-a-player-breastfeeding-publicly-in-mizoram-highlights-issues-faced-by-nursing-mothers
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 ...
More

New Study Highlights That Pregnant Women Often Lack Adequate Nutrition

New Study Highlights That Pregnant Women Often Lack Adequate Nutrition
News Nutrition
The study published in 'Maternal & Child Nutrition' journal highlighted that most pregnant women part of the research did not meet iron or calcium intake requirements ...
More

Breast Milk Could Help Prevent Heart Disease In Premature Infants: Study

Breast Milk Could Help Prevent Heart Disease In Premature Infants: Study
Breastfeeding News
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 ...
More

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 ...
More

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 ...
More

National Nutrition Month: मां और बच्चे दोनों के लिए क्यों ज़रूरी है स्तनपान?

National Nutrition Month: मां और बच्चे दोनों के लिए क्यों ज़रूरी है स्तनपान?
Banega Swachh India Hindi Special
स्तनपान शिशुओं के लिए सबसे सुरक्षित, स्वास्थ्यप्रद भोजन है, जो कि पोषक तत्वों से भरपूर होता है और यह बच्चे को इंफेक्‍शन और कई बीमारियों से बचा सकता है. विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (डब्ल्यूएचओ) और द यूनाइटेड नेशंस चिल्ड्रन फंड (यूनिसेफ) के अनुसार, ब्रेस्‍ट फीड बच्चे को जन्म के एक घंटे के भीतर दिया जाना चाहिए और उसके बाद बच्चे को शुरुआती छह महीनों तक विशेष रूप से इसे जारी रखा जाना चाहिए ...
More

Expert Blog: Five Superfoods Every Lactating Mother Should Consume

Expert Blog: Five Superfoods Every Lactating Mother Should Consume
Blogs National Nutrition Month Nutrition Swasth India
A nursing mom should add these healthy superfoods to her diet for essential nutrients that she and her baby need ...
More

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 ...
More

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. ...
More

Taj Mahal Gets A Baby Feeding Room

Taj Mahal Gets A Baby Feeding Room
Breastfeeding News
With an average of 22,000 daily visitors, the Taj Mahal is the first monument in India to get a breastfeeding room ...
More

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 ...
More

APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna Is Making Amravati’s Tribals Understand Health, Hygiene In Their Dialect

APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna Is Making Amravati’s Tribals Understand Health, Hygiene In Their Dialect
News Swasth India
Launched in 2015, APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna is helping the women from Amravati’s Korku tribe break the vicious cycle of child marriage, early pregnancy and caring for malnourished children ...
More