World Breast Feeding Week 2021: The Benefits of Breastfeeding

“Breastfeeding gives children the best possible start in life,” – Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO DG. Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure a child’s health and survival. However, nearly 2 out of 3 infants are not exclusively breastfed for the recommended 6 months. According to the World Health Organization (2018), globally, […]

Breastfeeding: Benefits For Mother And Child

What is breastfeeding? After a back-breaking and successful 9-month wait of a mother comes the over-whelming joy of motherhood with exciting new responsibilities, especially for a first-time mother. One of the first and most important of such responsibility among others, is breastfeeding the newborn within the first hour of delivery. This emotionally fulfilling moment is […]