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Low blood sugar at birth, genetics cause epilepsy in young Indian children: Study
India

Low blood sugar at birth, genetics cause epilepsy in young Indian children: Study

It is very important that families and new mothers are made aware of the impact of low blood sugar at birth and its negative neurological impact later in life.

COVID-19 threatening India's gains in protecting children against pneumonia, diarrhoea, says IVAC report
India

COVID-19 threatening India's gains in protecting children against pneumonia, diarrhoea, says IVAC report

The report stated that although there was progress in India in 2019, the pandemic threatens these hard-won gains due to disruption of routine health services like immunisation and access to medical oxygen, which is used to treat both pneumonia and COVID-19 patients

National Nutrition Month 2020: Identifying children with acute malnutrition, ensuring balanced diet key to better health
Health

National Nutrition Month 2020: Identifying children with acute malnutrition, ensuring balanced diet key to better health

The first two years of a child’s life are particularly important, as optimal nutrition during this period lowers morbidity and mortality, reduces the risk of chronic diseases and fosters better development overall.

For mothers breastfeeding children beyond infancy, how a life of secrecy and castigation blights the experience
Lifestyle

For mothers breastfeeding children beyond infancy, how a life of secrecy and castigation blights the experience

The female body, from the moment it pushes out an offspring, is subdued, and replaced by something inert — a bottle, a pacifier, a silicone toy, a crib, and erased entirely before the passage of a year.

COVID-19 and breastfeeding: Infection isn't currently known to spread through breast milk, but use of pump is recommended
Health

COVID-19 and breastfeeding: Infection isn't currently known to spread through breast milk, but use of pump is recommended

Breastfeeding and weaning are delicate and necessary processes for the development of a child, but when the mother falls sick during this time, there can be a disruption.

Here’s how your periods after pregnancy will be different from before
Health

Here’s how your periods after pregnancy will be different from before

The fact is that your body, after going through 9 months of pregnancy, is now very different. Obviously, your period will not be the same as before.

In India's Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres, holistic care for mother and child combats malnutrition
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In India's Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres, holistic care for mother and child combats malnutrition

The Government of India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has established 1,151 Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres (NRCs) across the country under the National Health Mission. They provide facility-based care for children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and medical complications. These NRCs offer appropriate feeding of children, careful height and weight monitoring, and counselling to mothers and caregivers on age-appropriate caring, nutrition and growth monitoring.

Why India needs to support breastfeeding in public
Health

Why India needs to support breastfeeding in public

Here’s what everyone should know about breastmilk and why it is so important that India support women breastfeeding in public.

Health Ministry to conduct activities to promote breastfeeding every month till 2022
science

Health Ministry to conduct activities to promote breastfeeding every month till 2022

Theme of World Breastfeeding Week is 'To empower parents, enable breastfeeding: Now and for the future'.

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The special mother-child bond with innumerable benefits
World

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The special mother-child bond with innumerable benefits

Breastfeeding is a natural process of nursing the baby & should be done in the first hour after birth.

WCD Ministry promotes Breastfeeding Week to ensure kids don't get malnourished
science

WCD Ministry promotes Breastfeeding Week to ensure kids don't get malnourished

According to WHO, increasing breastfeeding levels will help in saving more than 8,00,000 lives every year.

Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeeding
India

Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeeding

The team of medical professionals is training mothers in using the cross-cradle hold, and for good reason.

Game of Thrones: Yara Greyjoy aka Gemma Whelan's image of breastfeeding her daughter lauded by fans
Entertainment

Game of Thrones: Yara Greyjoy aka Gemma Whelan's image of breastfeeding her daughter lauded by fans

Game of Thrones actress Gemma Whelan recently posted an image of her breastfeeding her daughter and that is being hailed by social media as one of the most progressive images to be posted online

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddler Nutrition
9 Months

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddler Nutrition

Discussion on importance of certain nutrients in a toddler’s diet, breastfeeding & formula feeding, milk & its alternatives, importance of cow's milk, importance of including vegetables and fruits of all varieties in a toddler’s diet and much more.

Six of 10 Indian babies aren't breastfed within first hour of birth; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan rank lowest in early nursing
India

Six of 10 Indian babies aren't breastfed within first hour of birth; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan rank lowest in early nursing

India ranked 56 out of 76 countries on early initiation of breastfeeding, according to the 2018 Global Breastfeeding Scorecard, released with the report, which tracks progress of breastfeeding policies and programmes.

World Breastfeeding Week: Take this quiz to test your knowledge about its health benefits, global statistics
World

World Breastfeeding Week: Take this quiz to test your knowledge about its health benefits, global statistics

The World Breastfeeding Week began on 1 August, and will end on 7 August. Take this quiz to know how much you know about it.

Model Mara Martin breastfeeds her baby while walking the runway
Entertainment

Model Mara Martin breastfeeds her baby while walking the runway

Mara Martin posted on Instagram saying that breastfeeding was nothing headline-worthy and that she intends to normalise an action that she does on a daily basis

Row over Grihalakshmi magazine featuring breastfeeding: Sexualisation of breasts causes needless outrage
India

Row over Grihalakshmi magazine featuring breastfeeding: Sexualisation of breasts causes needless outrage

When the Kerala High Court refused to declare a magazine with a woman breastfeeding on the cover as ‘obscene’, it is indubitably a win for libertarianism.

Urban women don't breastfeed for fear of losing figure, says Madhya Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel
India

Urban women don't breastfeed for fear of losing figure, says Madhya Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel

"If the children are bottle-fed then their fate will also be shattered the way a bottle does," said Anandiben Patel

'Beauty and obscenity in eye of beholder': Kerala HC junks plea against magazine featuring breastfeeding model
India

'Beauty and obscenity in eye of beholder': Kerala HC junks plea against magazine featuring breastfeeding model

A controversy had erupted after a popular women's magazine, Grihalakshmi, featured model Gilu Joseph breastfeeding a child on the cover of its March edition. The backlash, mostly directed at Joseph, was swift and severe, with some even dragging the publication to court.