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Kerala Government Launches Lactation Cookies For New Mothers

World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Kerala Government Launches Lactation Cookies For New Mothers
Breastfeeding Kerala News
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
Breastfeeding News
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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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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Top Highlights: Nutrition India Programme Annual Report 2019

Top Highlights: Nutrition India Programme Annual Report 2019
Campaign Highlights Features Nutrition India Programme Season 6 Highlights Swasth India
Here are the highlights of Nutrition India Programme, kick-started by Reckitt Benckiser in the two districts of Amravati and Nandurbar in the second most populous state of India - Maharashtra to fight malnutrition and help provide better nutrition to new mothers and newborns ...
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At 20.1 Million, India Expected To Have Highest Births Since COVID-19 Declared As Pandemic: UNICEF

At 20.1 Million, India Expected To Have Highest Births Since COVID-19 Declared As Pandemic: UNICEF
Coronavirus Outbreak News
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warns that pregnant mothers and babies born during the COVID-19 pandemic across the world were threatened by strained health systems and disruptions in services ...
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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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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 ...
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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
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 ...
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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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