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Breastfeeding can help save 800,000 lives every year universally

Children who are breastfed have reduced risk of acute and chronic illness and improved cognitive outcomes, resulting in higher educational achievement and earning potential compared with non-breastfed children. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that infants be exclusively breastfed for six months, including initiation within the first hour of life, and that they are continue to breastfeed for up to two years or beyond. Breastfeeding can help save 800,000 lives every year universally.

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1-7 of August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Paediatric Medicine Department of the Indus Hospital organized a seminar – in collaboration with Pakistan Paediatric Association (PPA) – to educate obstetrics & gynaecology nurses, midwives and counsellors about the importance of breast feeding. The session was conducted for the paramedic staff to train them how they should educate the female patients about breast feeding.

Dr. Muhammad Fareeduddin, Head of Paediatric Medicine, TIH emphasized that breast milk provides the ideal nutrition for infant. It has a nearly perfect mix of vitamins, protein, and fat for healthy growth of the infant.

Ms. Neha Mankani, Senior Manager, Maternal Health, Indus Health Network’s Global Health Directorate is a certified Lactation educator and Midwife. highlighted the importance and empowering of mothers and how to enable the breastfeeding from the time of birth.

Reference:

https://www.unicef.org/sites/default/files/2019-07/UNICEF-Breastfeeding-Family-Friendly%20Policies-2019.pdf

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