World Breastfeeding Week inaugurated in Lakhimpur district

World Breastfeeding Week inaugurated in Lakhimpur district

LAKHIMPUR: The World Breastfeeding Week was inaugurated within the Lakhimpur district on Monday by Geetali Duworah, the Extra Deputy Commissioner (Well being) of Lakhimpur, in an consciousness programme organized within the convention corridor of the workplace of the Joint Director of Well being Companies, Lakhimpur district.

World Breastfeeding Week is noticed yearly to emphasise common breastfeeding for infants. This 12 months breastfeeding week commenced at the moment and can conclude on August 7.

Attending the notice assembly as a useful resource particular person, Sub-Divisional Medical Officer (Headquarter) Dr Queen Baruah delivered a lecture on the significance of breastfeeding.

“A child must be breastfed inside an hour of beginning and this could proceed for the primary six months of the kid’s life. Nonetheless, there are specific issues {that a} breastfeeding mom ought to remember earlier than and after the supply of the kid. Breastfeeding offers advantages to the mom too”, Dr Baruah stated.

However, ADC Geetali Duworah stated, “World Breastfeeding Week’s annual themes embrace healthcare techniques, girls and work, group help, ecology, financial system, science, training, and human rights. The theme of the occasion this 12 months is aimed toward encouraging breastfeeding because it performs an important position within the early improvement of a child. Throughout the week, occasions might be organized throughout the district to unfold consciousness relating to the advantages of breastfeeding and educate folks about the benefits of breastfeeding.” She additional instructed the District Well being Division to conduct the notice programmes involved successfully. The Superintendent of the Lakhimpur Medical School and Hospital, Dr Gunin Kumar Gogoi, delivered a lecture on the designated subject within the assembly whereby a number of medical officers, well being staff, ASHA staff and members of the general public had been additionally current.

World Breastfeeding Week noticed in Assam