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Thursday, 05 August 2021 10:25

Celebration of World Brest Feeding Week (1 - 7th August)

CELEBRATION OF WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK (1ST AUGUST-7TH AUGUST)

 

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World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated to encourage breast feeding and improve the health of babies around the world. World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration held every year from August 1 to August 7 with a particular theme. This year World Breast Feeding week Campaign 2021 has selected the theme:  “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility”.

On the auspicious occasion of breastfeeding week, Bachelor of Midwifery students of Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences conducted two days counselling session for the postnatal woman in postnatal ward of Dhulikhel Hospital. The counselling session focused on the benefits of breast feeding, techniques of breast feeding, breastfeeding when diagnosed with COVID and their problem regarding breast feeding techniques.

With the support of MIDSON Nepal, sarbottam pitho and jwano was also distributed to every postnatal mother in the ward.

 

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