Bacha Khan Medical Complex Swabi

Attached Teaching Hospital of
Gajju Khan Medical College Swabi Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Global Breast Feeding Week August 2022, Encourage breastfeeding, step up and educate

SWABI: A seminar was conducted in the GKMC-MTI Auditorium Hall organized by Nutrition International & UNICEF on Awareness of Breastfeeding Importance with Peadriatition, Neonatologist, Nutritionist, Training Medical Officers, Head Nurses, and other Nursing staff participated with the support of Mr. Mehran Khan Nursing Director BKMC-MTI. The facilitators emphasized encouraging breastfeeding frequently, day and night, and advise the mother to allow the baby to feed for as long as he/she wants. Tell her it is quite normal for a baby to feed up to eight times a day.

Breastfeeding promotion, Discouraging Formula milk, and COVID -19 vaccination in relation with lactating mother. The objective of the seminar was the re-sensitization of Health Care Providers for focusing the Breast Feeding promotion, protection, and Support in clinical settings.

Dr. Asif Iqbal District Child Specialist, Dr. Inayat District Neonatologist, Dr. Junaid District Surveillance Office, and Lubna Pervez District Coordinator Nutrition International facilitated the session.