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Three in every 5 children denied of colostrum in first hour of birth, says report

According to a report prepared by 'Child Rights and You', taking data from the latest NFHS survey in 2015-16, three in every five children in India have been denied colostrum.

Breast milk changes colour for the baby. This mother's photo shows how

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The amount of breast milk produced and its nutritional content adapts to the needs of the baby. A mother from Arkansas has shown how that happens exactly.

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Breastfeeding mothers must follow a balanced diet to lose weight

Lactating women need to eat at regular intervals and space their meals well between baby's sleep cycles. Some communities believe in lactating women taking loads of ghee in order to enhance milk production.

12 breastfeeding facts you probably didn't know

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The smell and taste of breast milk is also affected by the foods you eat. Exposing your baby to more varieties during breastfeeding can make them less picky eaters when you start feeding solids.

'We need more facilities for breastfeeding moms,' says Neha Dhupia

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: "I breastfed Mehr exclusively for six months and still continue to do so ... It truly made me realise the value of a wonderful support system that I have and sometimes the lack of it and also the lack of facilities," said the actress.

Not breastfeeding leads to health risks for babies and mothers

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The Unicef report says that around 95 per cent of children in India are breastfed at some point in their early years. However, this is not adequate and only 41.6 per cent of babies are breastfed within the first hour of birth in India, as reported.

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World Breastfeeding Week 2019: How fathers can help mothers with feeding

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The first step for dads and partners is to learn everything about breastfeeding. Research on the method, benefits and other tips to be able to support the breastfeeding mom fully.

Breastfeeding in the 'Golden Hour' right after childbirth has health benefits

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: Take the opportunity to give your newborn the best start. Your skin-to-skin contact with the baby immediately after birth helps in bonding and releases oxytocin in the hormones that promote maternal behaviour and encourage breastfeeding.

World Breastfeeding Week: Ways to manage your diabetes while breastfeeding

It is always recommended to visit an endocrinologist if the mother is facing difficulty in managing her diabetes. However, we need to stress the fact that a diabetic woman nursing her child will not inherit diabetes to her child.

World Breastfeeding Week: Facing problems while feeding your baby? These tips may help you

The commercial market is flooded with infant formulas customised as per the needs of the baby. Newbie moms facing difficulty in feeding their infants can find other options to keep their child healthy.

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Lisa Haydon Promotes Breastfeeding

Lisa Haydon broke the stereotype about staying behind the curtains during pregnancy when she announced her impending motherhood to fans on social media while posing in a bikini. And when her son Zack came to the world in May, she again ditched a Bollywood norm of hiding their little ones. She herself posted pictures of […]

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