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Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed regardless of HIV Status

Breastfeeding challenges: Paediatrician urges mothers to seek medical help early Every ounce counts
Delores Daniels | 07 August, 2018, 00:41

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. Whereas, among newborns who started breastfeeding 24 hours or more after birth, the risk was more than twice as high, a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF says.

Eregie noted that optimal breastfeeding - 0-6months (baby friendly) and continued breastfeeding, up to eighteen months, (2yrs), helped females keep their hormones in check, allowing for a natural birth control process, as females only get pregnant after they wean (stop breastfeeding) their child which aid maternal longevity and health. The findings from WHO and partners estimate that global economic losses from lower cognition associated with not breastfeeding reached more than US$ 300 billion in 2012, equivalent to 0.49 per cent of the world's gross national income.

Breastfeeding helps the baby's physical and intellectual development, protects mother's health by helping early involution of the uterus, reduces postpartum bleeding, and thereby prevents anaemia, along with many other ailments.

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· If you are a working mother and returning to work, you can also exclusively breastfeed by pumping breast milk during the day, storing it in a clean container and asking the care giver to feed the baby in a palada.

Ms Opendi said exclusive breastfeeding right from the first hour protects children from malnutrition and other early childhood diseases.

Despite the high cultural acceptance for breastfeeding in Pakistan, the country has the highest bottle-feeding rate and lowest exclusive breastfeeding rate in South Asia.

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"For infants to survive, grow and develop as they should, they need to be breastfed".

Dr Nagarathna D.S., Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Apollo Cradle, Koramangala, said, "Breast milk provides the ideal source of nutrition for new born babies". After childbirth, the little baby and I tried to bond over breastfeeding.

However, she said that the challenge remained achieving exclusive breastfeeding, although progress was being paid in that regard. This is especially important as most establishments in Nigeria do not make any provisions for crèches where breastfeeding mothers can bring their babies so that the babies are close enough for the mothers to take breastfeeding breaks and breastfeed their infants. Let breastfeeding and Mother's Own Milk (MOM) rock.

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4 has revealed that only 30.7 per cent of mothers initiate breastfeeding within an hour of birth despite the fact that about 90 per cent of mothers deliver in institutions. To boost exclusive breastfeeding, the Global Breastfeeding Advocacy Initiative, led by UNICEF and World Health Organization in collaboration with worldwide partners, are providing leadership to improve breastfeeding rates. Sustained breastfeeding support, education, and consistent, accurate information will help to meet these goals. If the child is above six months of age, the child will also receive complementary feeding.

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