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Why Breastfed Babies Have Improved Immune Systems? Research Reveals

Why Breastfed Babies Have Improved Immune Systems? Research Reveals
Breastfeeding News
In this new study, researchers have for the first time discovered that a specific type of immune cells - called regulatory T cells - expand in the first three weeks of life in breastfed human babies and are nearly twice as abundant as in formula-fed babies ...
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Opinion: Nutrition Is An Issue Of National Interest And Deserves Prioritisation Beyond The Central Level

Opinion: Nutrition Is An Issue Of National Interest And Deserves Prioritisation Beyond The Central Level
Blogs Swasth India
The findings of phase 1 of the National Family Health Survey-5 may not be confused as indicators of the progress on ongoing interventions commissioned under POSHAN Abhiyaan and Anemia Mukt Bharat, writes Priyanka Bajaj, Nutrition Expert, WeCan ...
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Early Initiation Of Breastfeeding Declines In 12 States And Union Territories, Reveals NFHS-5 Report

Early Initiation Of Breastfeeding Declines In 12 States And Union Territories, Reveals NFHS-5 Report
Breastfeeding News Swasth India
NFHS-5 findings show a mixed trend in child feeding practices. 12 states and UTs have reported a significant decline in early initiation of breastfeeding but 16 states and UTs have shown an improvement in exclusive breastfeeding ...
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Opinion: The Economic Cost Of Not Breastfeeding On Human Capital Development And Health Systems In India

Opinion: The Economic Cost Of Not Breastfeeding On Human Capital Development And Health Systems In India
Blogs Breastfeeding
Failing to breastfeed according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF recommendations amounts to real costs in human life, quality of life, and national economic outcomes ...
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Experts Speak On #SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Importance Of The First 1,000 Days Of A Child’s Life

Experts Speak At #SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Importance Of The First 1,000 Days Of A Child’s Life And Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Campaign Highlights Season 7 Highlights
This year, on NDTV - Dettol India campaign Banega Swasth India, the focus is on nutrition sensitive interventions. During the 12-hour #SwasthyaMantra Telethon, a panel of experts discuss the importance of the first 1,000 days ...
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Breastfeeding – Its Importance And Challenges, First Time Parents Neha Dhupia And Angad Bedi Share Their Experiences

Breastfeeding - Its Importance And Challenges, First Time Parents Neha Dhupia And Angad Bedi Share Their Experiences
Breastfeeding Campaign Highlights Season 7 Highlights
Actor and first time parents - Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi lent their support to NDTV-Dettol Banega Swasth India campaign and highlighted the importance of breastfeeding and first 1000 days for child’s health and well-being ...
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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
Breastfeeding Coronavirus Outbreak News
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’
Breastfeeding Features
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
Breastfeeding News
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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