Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one among the foundations of Pediatric health, development and survival. It is especially important where diarrhea, pneumonia and under nutrition are common causes of mortality in children under 5 years of age. Breastfeeding also helps to reduce overweight and obesity and protects maternal health in all parts of the world.

Breastfeeding should be initiated within the first hour after birth and that infants should exclusively breastfeed for the first 6 months complementary foods should then be introduced, with continued breastfeeding until 24 months of age or older.

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Babies and Mothers:

  • Breastfeeding offers numerous advantages for both infants and mothers, providing essential nutrients and strengthening the mother-baby bond

  • Example: Breast milk contains antibodies that protect babies from infections, and it promotes a healthy weight in infants.


Tips for Successful Breastfeeding:

  • Tips for successful breastfeeding include techniques and advice to help mothers and infants establish a comfortable and effective breastfeeding routine.

  • Example: Ensuring proper latching and finding a quiet, comfortable place to nurse can improve breastfeeding success.


Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges:

  • Overcoming breastfeeding challenges involves addressing issues like nipple pain, low milk supply, or infant fussiness to ensure a positive breastfeeding experience.

  • Example: Seeking assistance from a lactation consultant can help mothers overcome breastfeeding challenges.

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