Exclusive Bosomfeeding Required Family Support To Ensure Proper Infant Nourishment

Published 1 month ago by: CLARA JANCITA
at 21-01-2020 02:15PM (1 month ago)

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The paediatrician said it was proper to deepen campaign on exclusive Bosom feeding at the community level. Prof. Kareem Airede of Neonatal Medicine and Paediatrics expert, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, has called for community-based action in support of exclusive Bosom feeding.

Airede told us on Tuesday in Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that exclusive Bosom feeding required family and community support to ensure proper infant nourishment.

The paediatrician said it was proper to deepen campaign on exclusive Bosom feeding at the community level.

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“The citizenry should help Bosom feeding mothers to know the benefits of Bosom  milk to the new born,”
he said.

According to him, Bosom  milk is food for babies because its nutrients do not require universal precautions to handle. He said that Bosom  milk contained adequate food supplements needed for effective growth of the baby.

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“Bosom feeding is best for growth, recommended for the first six months, it does not only save money for the family, it strengthens the bond between baby and mother.

“I appeal to mothers to undertake six months exclusive Bosom feeding; it is good for the health of both babies and their mothers,” s
aid the expert.

He said that properly Bosom fed children grew healthier and had high level resistance to child killer diseases. He called for a policy to promote work schedule for Bosom feeding mothers to enhance productivity in the workplace for them.



jahlovesme at 22-01-2020 07:15AM (1 month ago)
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hmmm noted
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