World Breast Feeding Week Celebration 2021
News Type : General News
Department : Pediatric Nursing
On the occasion of World Breastfeeding Week – 2021, the department of paediatric nursing RajaRajeswari school & college of nursing, Bangalore, organized an 1week celebration on the theme â€œ Protect Breastfeeding A Shared Responsibilityâ€ and different events were organized from 9th August to 14th august 2021.
Breastfeeding is one of the only methods to make certain toddler fitness and survival. However, almost 2 out of three toddlers aren’t solely breastfed for the advocated 6 months. Breast milk is the best meals for babies. It is safe, smooth and includes antibodies which assist shield towards common childhood illnesses. Breast milk affords all of the nutrients and vitamins that the baby needs for the primary months of life, and it maintains to offer as much as 1/2 of or greater of a Childs dietary needs. Breastfed babies carry out higher on intelligence tests, are much less possibly to be obese or overweight and much less vulnerable to diabetes later in life. Women who breastfeed additionally have a discounted danger of breast and ovarian cancers.
Following are the various events organized during the above dates:
9th August (Monday) : Inauguration & poster presentation and Mime.
10th August (Tuesday) : Quiz for undergraduate students regarding Breast Feeding (B.Sc 3rd Year & GNM 2nd year)
11th August (Wednesday) : Educating mothers at PNC.
12th August (Thursday) : Guest Talk on â€œInfant & Young Child Feedingâ€ (3- 4pm).
13th August (Friday) : Seminar on importance of breastfeeding and management of problems
14th August (Saturday) : Webinar on â€œProtect Breast Feeding – Shared Responsibilityâ€ At 11-12pm.
The programme was inaugurated on 9th August 2021 at 11 am , RajaRajeswari college of nursing with the poster presentation, collage, theme description by B.Sc nursing 3rd year & 2nd year GNM students. In the afternoon session at 3 pm B.Sc Nursing 3rd year students presented Mime Show on the theme of â€œProtect Breast Feeding & Shared Responsibility.â€
On 10th of august at 11 am, Quiz competition was held and the participants were B.Sc nursing 3rd year & GNM 2nd year students. Ms. Madhumita Mishra & Ms. Athira Nair from B.Sc Nursing 3rd Year was the Winner of Quiz competition and they were awarded with certificates.
To promote awareness among the mothers, a Mass Health Education with poster exhibition done in Antenatal & Postnatal ward, RajaRajeswari Medical College And Hospital Bangalore , 11th August 2021. The main emphasize of the Exhibition was on the importance of breast feeding, breastfeeding technique and its advantages to mother, baby and the society. The session highlighted the importance of early initiation of breast feeding, exclusive breastfeeding for six months, continuing breastfeeding till two years, avoiding formulae feeds and its disadvantages, positioning and attachment, expression and storage of breast milk.
To sensitize the 3rd B.SC Nursing and GNM 2nd year students Of RajaRajeswari College of Nursing, a guest talk on â€œInfant and Young Child Feedingâ€ was organized on 12th August 2021, from 3-4 pm through Microsoft teamâ€™s virtual platform. Mrs Debalina Dey, asst professor, dept of paediatric Nursing, RRCN delivered the welcome speech. Mrs. S. Jasmine Hilta, Asst professor ,Holy Family Institute of Nursing education ,Mumbai delivered the session on Infant and young child feeding highlighted on importance of infant feeding and complementary feeding . The participants clarified their doubts in the question and answer session and expressed that the session was useful and beneficial. The session was attended by 250 students. At the end vote of thanks was delivered by Mrs. Kanchana Naik, HOD, Dept Of Paediatric Nursing, RRCN, Bangalore.
On 13th August 2021, organized a Seminar on â€œBreast Feeding Techniques, Problem & Preventionâ€ at 2-4pm in 3rd year B.Sc nursing classroom. The first session was delivered by Mrs. Kanchana Naik, HOD, Dept Of Paediatric Nursing, RRCN, Bangalore. The session highlighted the importance of early initiation of breast feeding, exclusive breastfeeding for six months, continuing breastfeeding till two years, benefits of breast feeding, positioning and attachment. The second session was delivered by Mrs Debalina Dey, Asst Professor, dept of paediatric Nursing, RRCN this session highlighted on management of problems and breastfeeding during COVID- 19, expression of breast milk and human milk banking . The participants clarified their doubts in the question and answer session and expressed that the session was useful and beneficial. .200 participants attended the seminar (B.Sc nursing 3rd year & GNM 2nd year). After completion of the Seminar feedback-form generated for the e-certificates.
A Webinar on â€œProtect Breast Feeding & Shared Responsibilityâ€ was organized by the dept of paediatric nursing at 11-12pm through online platform (Zoom). Mrs. M. Kanchana Naik Professor and Head of the Department of Child Health Nursing, RRCN, Bangalore welcomed the resource persons, participants and addressed the virtual gathering. The session on Protect Breast Feeding & Shared Responsibility was discoursed by DR. Sr. Mony K ,Principal, college of nursing, Pondicherry institute of medical sciences, Puducheery highlighted on the science behind breastfeeding . Through her talk she conveyed an important message of WHOâ€™s recommendation of breastfeeding irrespective of COVID status of mothers and stated that thereâ€™s inconclusive current evidence about vertical transmission of the COVID-19 virus from mothers who are COVID positive to their newborns. Therefore, breastfeeding should be promoted and formula milk should be discouraged. The session was Moderate by the Mrs. Debalina Dey, Assistant Professor, RRCN.Total 250 participants attended this webinar (B.Sc nursing 3rd year ,GNM 2nd year & final year students). Following each session, participants actively participated by raising questions and resource persons answered those questions.
The webinar successfully ended with closing remarks by Dr DR. A. Jebarna Kiruba Mary principal, RRCN Bangalore and vote of thanks to the resource persons, all the participants and organizing team of the webinar. After completion of the Webinar feedback-form generated for the e-certificates.
The webinar was coordinated by Mrs. M. Kanchana Naik Professor and Head of the Department of Child Health Nursing, RRCN, Bangalore and Mrs Debalina Dey ,Asst Professor , dept of pediatric Nursing, RRCN .
The World Breastfeeding Week 2020 events were coordinated by Mrs. M. Kanchana Naik Professor and Head of the Department of Child Health Nursing, RRCN, Bangalore and Mrs Debalina Dey ,Asst Professor , dept of pediatric Nursing, RRCN . There is a need to continually empower mothers and create a environment for successful breastfeeding to help meet health goals.