Awareness Programme on breastfeeding
News Type : General News
Department : Obstetrics And Gynecological Nursing
As part of world Breast feeding week celebration, on 3rd August, RajaRajeswari College of Nursing, IV Year B.Sc Nursing students organized world breast feeding week with a view to create an awareness among Mothers practice on exclusive breast feeding . Program was conducted in Post natal ward, at RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore.
The students educated the postnatal mothers about the importance of breastfeeding, nutritional needs of the infant, the composition of breast milk, the benefits of breastfeeding to infant and mother, exclusive breastfeeding, how to initiate weaning and progress. In addition, Ms Mamatha also demonstrated breastfeeding positions. Around 12 women participated in this programme.