World Breastfeeding Week 2022
News Type : General News
Department : Pediatric Nursing
The Departments of Child Health Nursing, RajaRajeswari College of nursing, Bangalore observed â€˜World Breastfeeding Week 2022â€™ on the theme â€œStep up for breastfeeding – Education and Supportâ€ with various activities conducted from 1st to 7th August 2022. The programme was conducted with an aim to advocate breastfeeding friendly practices in hospitals and create awareness among health care professionals and the public to support breastfeeding. The World Breastfeeding Week 2022 events were coordinated by Mrs Kanchana Naik , HOD , dept of pediatric Nursing and Mrs. Debalina Dey , asst professor Department of Child Health NursingDay-1 (2-08-22)
To promote awareness among the mothers, a Mass Health Education with poster exhibition done in Antenatal & Postnatal ward, RajaRajeswari medical college and hospital ,Bangalore. The presentation was carried out in Hindi and kannada by 3rd year B.Sc Nursing students of RajaRajeswari College of nursing on the theme â€•â€œStep up for breastfeeding – Education and Supportâ€ .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.Day 2(3-08-22)
To bring awareness among the public, Poster Exhibition, Competition & Mass Health Education, skit and mime on Breast feeding was done in PHC, Chunchunkuppe, Bangalore on 3rd August 2022 by 3rd BSC nursing studentsDay 3 (4-08-22)
To bring awareness among the public, Poster Exhibition, Competition & Mass Health Education, skit and mime on Breast feeding was done in hospital lobby, RajaRajeswari medical college and hospital, Bangalore on 4th August 2022 by 2nd GNM and 3rd BSC nursing students .The main emphasize of the Exhibition was on the importance of breast feeding, breastfeeding technique and its advantages to mother, baby and the society.Day 4(6-08-22)
An interactive one day workshop â€•Breast feeding, positioning technique and its importanceâ€– to the Students of RajaRajeswari College of nursing was conducted on 6th August, 2022 at kadamba auditorium by department of pediatric, RajaRajeswari medical college in collaboration with IYCF. Total 80 3rd BSC nursing students participated in this workshop .Students were educated on the breast feeding the premature babies, physiology of lactation, how breast milk works, latching Vs. bonding, positions, care of breast before and after feed, contents of breast milk, expressing breast milk, difficulties encountered and its treatment, nutrition for mother and advantages of breast feeding to the mother and baby.