After six months, breastfeeding should be continued along with other nourishing foods for the baby. Breastfeeding is also a proven primary prevention strategy, protecting both infants and mothers from a host of chronic and acute diseases and conditions and building a foundation for life-long health and wellness. The activity highlighted the most common reason for a breastfed baby not gaining weight and explained to participating mothers and medical staff how to deal with this issue.
Only about 5% of women are unable to produce enough milk with the right help, and toddlers certainly don't need commercial toddler milk.
If the mother is in anti-cancer medicine, hyperthyroid (antithyroid medicine) or a motherless child, they would need a guide. Breastfeeding also reduces ill health in children, improves their educational potential and probably their earnings as adults.
"World Breastfeeding Week gives us an opportunity to further educate people about the benefits of breastfeeding to save lives and improve the overall health of infants and their mothers", she said. Very low exclusive breastfeeding rate has persisted among mothers in Nigeria with the National rate at 25% in 2014 (National Nutrition and Health Survey, 2014).
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Boy, 9, robbed at gunpoint while selling lemonade
Less than 24 hours after the robbery, his mom, dad and the 9-year-old boy were out selling lemonade again. Deputies say the boy was approached by a black male teen wearing a camouflague hat and black shirt.
· Even at night the baby should be breastfed. Skin-to-skin contact along with suckling at the breast stimulate the mother's production of breastmilk, including colostrum, also called the baby's "first vaccine", which is extremely rich in nutrients and antibodies.
2015-16, 54.2%, children younger than six months are breastfed exclusively, which was 58.6% in 2005-06.
In a statement this week Laura Sayce, Lactation Consultant at Life Healthcare's Genesis Maternity Clinic, said research has demonstrated that mothers and other caregivers require active support for establishing and sustaining appropriate breastfeeding practices.
In celebration and recognition of National Breastfeeding Month and World Breastfeeding Week, Opelousas General Health System is offering a free Community Baby Shower for all new & expectant parents and grandparents, as well as business owners, church and community organization leaders on Thursday, August 9th from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.in the 3rd floor OGHS Auditorium. Breastfeeding is important to child survival in all settings, but also to ensuring that children can thrive and reach their full cognitive and developmental potentials throughout their lives.
France is not the first to introduce a ban as nearly one third of schools in the Britain have stopped smartphone use during class. Years ago, they brought the same law into the function, but later they had to remove that ban from students.
Police found the pensioners at 3am, in the crowd at Wacken Open Air music festival in Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany . Headliners this year included Judas Priest , Dimmu Borgir , Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Gojira and Children of Bodom .
While many congratulated Nooyi on successfully leading the company for several years, others expressed sorrow over the decision. Earlier this year, Indra Nooyi was named the first independent female director of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
So Alfa is then expected to take Stoffel Vandoorne, who has failed to fire this year at McLaren, alongside Marcus Ericsson. Instead, Ricciardo will partner with Nico Hülkenberg at Renault , a team that returned to F1 in 2016.
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Beijing , however, agreed not to increase purchases of Iranian crude, said the officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. United States officials are now travelling the world in a dramatic effort to stop other countries from buying Iranian oil.
Barcelona refuse to dampen Paul Pogba rumours
Raiola is known to have approached United about a raise for Pogba after Sanchez moved to Old Trafford from Arsenal in January. In theory, Barcelona would have until the end of the month to sign Pogba before the transfer window closes in Spain.
Hurricane Hector closing in on Hawaii and volcano
The United States Geological Survey said Saturday that the volcano is still sending large amounts of lava into the sea. The eruptions have displaced thousands of residents , damaged roads and destroyed hundreds of homes.
NASA to announce next generation space flight crew
Of the nine astronauts selected to serve as crew members, all but three are space flight veterans. "We take it seriously". The Indian-origin astronaut, Williams, is named for the Boeing programme to the International Space Centre (ISS).
Income was disguised to help Paul Manafort, tax preparer says
This courtroom sketch depicts Paul Manafort , fourth from right, standing with his lawyers in front of USA district Judge T.S. This was mostly years before he briefly ran President Donald Trump's campaign in 2016, during a pivotal time in the campaign.