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Universal Institute of Nursing students aware rural women for Breastfeeding

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S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) , 21 Aug 2017

The Universal Institute of Nursing in collaboration with the hospital authority CHC Lalru, to promote public awareness of supporting breastfeeding .The theme for this year was breastfeeding - A key to sustainable development. The World Health organisation recommends that babies should be breastfed exclusively in the first six months. Thereafter solid foods should be introduced while breastfeeding can continue until the child is 2 years old or above. Various activities poetry, speech, Drama etc were also organised at the moment.  The main focus was on breastfeeding which not only provide the best nutrition for babies , but also strengthen the immunity of  babies , promote emotional bonding between mothers and children , and benefits for babies and mother ` growth and development of society as it is both convenient and environmentally friendly .During the event, The SMO of the CHC Lalru, Dr Prince Sodhi said that to facilitate exclusive breastfeeding, Nursing students, staff, all health care workers should provide more support to mothers while they are in hospital. The implementation of the baby friendly hospital initiative ‘ten steps to successful to breastfeeding in hospital is the cornerstone to promoting exclusive breastfeeding. He appreciated the students for their best performance on this event.Shweta Sharma Dean UGI informed that we should continue to promote public support and encourage more sectors to cultivate a welcoming environment for breastfeeding mother.



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