August Is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Pearl Mccarthy
August 7, 2018

According to a research by World Health Organization and UNICEF, breastfeeding babies for the first two years would annually save the lives of more than 8,20,000 children under five years of age.

In his Breastfeeding Awareness Month Proclamation, Governor Snyder stated that MI is committed to reducing infant mortality and increasing the health of mothers and babies.

This year's World Breastfeeding Week should help us to recommit to doing more to help every child, everywhere, realize the lifesaving benefits of breastfeeding, no matter where they live. Mothers can carry the pump and storage bag to their work place and pump there to keep up their milk supply.

Juana explained that working moms don't have the support they need when they return to work.

Briefing journalists yesterday, Ministry's Nutrition Senior Advisor Dr. Belaynesh Yifru stated that breastfeeding is the basis for building healthy generation. Breastfeeding is a low-priced way that provides a foundation for good health in both babies and mothers.

A nursing mother, Mrs. Onoshaze Omorunyi while enumerating on the benefits also talked about challenges of breastfeeding. Thus, here are a few exclusive breast feeding tips to do it right.

Nursing home escapees found at heavy metal festival
Sure, it wasn't the outcome they were hoping for, but getting a police escort back to a nursing home is pretty badarse. Two elderly men escaped their nursing home to go to a heavy metal music festival.

Australia's new breastfeeding strategy covers all these points, and more.

Sincerely, this is very desirable as it will support the mother practise exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of the baby's life.

"In 1990, no woman knew about exclusive breastfeeding".

Isokpunwu stated that averagely, women breastfeed their babies for only 19 months while majority gave babies water alongside breast milk in the first six months of life.

RSVP is not required to attend the Community Baby Shower, however, if you would like to register for the next series of Pre-natal classes in October or December, please visit, our Facebook page or contact Darlene Fontenot at 948-5103. "Mothers' milk has living antibodies that protect the baby from getting sick". Scientific evidence supports the importance of breastfeeding practices that reduce child mortality and morbidity, malnutrition, and non-communicable diseases. Supportive healthcare systems, adequate maternity leave entitlements, workplace interventions, counselling and educational programmes can all help to improve breastfeeding rates.

Britain's rates of breastfeeding are the lowest in the developed world, with just 1 percent of new mums only breastfeeding their children by the age of six months.

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