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World Breastfeeding Week : Why celebrate, Importance, Message, Theme

World Breastfeeding Week : Why celebrate,  Importance, Message, Theme
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The deepest disease in the world might not have looked so serious if every mother had breastfed her newborn. Medical scientists around the world are working day and night to find the right medicine to deal with Covid 19. Expert medicine to prevent the newly identified virus: Adherence to hygiene rules as well as increase the body's own immunity. And the first step in boosting immunity after birth is to breastfeed the newborn.

 

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 began on

Saturday,August 1 and ends on Friday August 7.

 



Today, on the first day of World Breastfeeding Week, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action reminds every mother of this. This reminding has been going on for the last 28 years. In 1990, the World Health Organization and UNICEF jointly launched a campaign on the benefits of breast milk. On their initiative, the first Breastfeeding Week started on August 1-6, 1992 all over the world. World Breastfeeding Week is being observed around the world to raise awareness of new mothers and their families, even during the Covid supermass. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in 120 countries of the world.

 

Pediatrician Joyce Key. There is a special difference between artificial formula milk and breast milk, Fairs said. The composition of breast milk is constantly changing according to the needs of the baby. As the newborn baby grows older, the composition of breast milk changes constantly. Therefore, every specialist doctor agrees that it is recommended to breastfeed exclusively for the first six months after birth. What Joyce. Fairs also said that breast milk contains a special ingredient called decosahexanoic acid, which is very useful in the development of the baby's intelligence.

 

Decosahexaenoic acid is required for the development of various new connective pathways in the brain. This increases the ability to apply intelligence. What Joyce does in this context. Underdeveloped countries are at the forefront of child mortality, Fairs said. According to the World Health Organization, countless children under the age of five die each year in underdeveloped countries from diarrhea alone.

 



Bethany Castle said that in the first six months after birth, babies who are exclusively breastfed have a much greater ability to fight other illnesses, including diarrhea. Problems like cold and fever are much less. Lactation nurse Beta B., associated with a private hospital in Salt Lake. O'Neill said expectant mothers in various developed countries are trained in breastfeeding. Every year in different countries of the world, various programs are organized to encourage the usefulness of breast milk and to give milk to mothers.

 

Although this year's 26th Breastfeeding Awareness Week has been quiet due to Covid, awareness among breastfeeding mothers has increased somewhat. If the future mother is admitted to the hospital for delivery, son B. O'Neill began talking to them. He did not forget to mention that mother's milk is the best food for the baby and that the idea of ​​giving milk to the figure is completely wrong. Explain that the uterus quickly returns to normal after breastfeeding. Lately, in most cases, the mother is suffering from pain due to having a baby by caesarean section.

Do not want to suffer the pain of breastfeeding the baby. They have to be constantly counseled in this matter, said Beta B. O'Neill. However, there has been a lot of awareness among mothers about this lately. In addition to informing the correct rules of breastfeeding, working mothers are also advised to preserve breast milk. Beta b. According to O'Neill, breastfeeding creates a bond between the body and the mother — the baby.

 

Pediatrician Muriel S. That's why, he said, the newborn's digestive system is as small as theirs. It is very difficult to eat and digest outside food. And that's exactly why the ideal food for them at once is colostrum, which is secreted as soon as the baby is born. Rich in protein, vitamin A and sodium chloride, this highly nutritious milk fills the baby's stomach with a little drinking. On the other hand, this yellowish milk of the new mother is rich in growth factor and antimicrobial factor, which is the first step in the baby's immunity. However, there are many reforms in rural and urban mothers as the first milk is not given to the baby. The only demand of a newborn baby is to eat easily and fall asleep.



When you pull the bottle, you get more milk with less effort, so once you get used to the bottle, you don't want to pull the mother's milk with difficulty. Teach them to suckle immediately after birth, benefiting both mother and child. Every future mother should take an oath to breastfeed her child during World Breastfeeding Week.