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Breastfeeding key for infant's physical, mental development

All physicians advise that babies should be breastfed for at least the first six months of their lives for better mental and physical development thanks to the vitamins and proteins that mother’s milk contains. Breastfeeding also creates an irreplacable connection between the baby and the mother The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that babies should… Read More »

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first two years would save the lives of more than 820 000 children under age 5 annually. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding underpin the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, which both… Read More »

8 Foods You Should Avoid While Breastfeeding

by Nishant Gupta 8 Foods You Should Avoid While Breastfeeding When you’re breastfeeding, whatever you eat is passed on to your little one through your breast milk. Consequently, you’re required to be extra careful about you’re eating or drinking during the entire lactation period. Although there are no hard and fast rules about the flavors… Read More »