World Breast-feeding Week: 1st – 7th August 2018September 12, 2018
Theme – Breast Feeding: Foundation of Life
Dr.Jeyasekharan Medical Trust, observed World Breast Feeding week from August 1st to 7th 2018 based on the theme “Breast Feeding: Foundation for life”-a recognition of the importance of breast feeding to a baby’s future.
The programme was organized with the aim of providing education for the lactating mothers and antenatal mothers regarding the “Benefits of Breast feeding for baby and mother”. The educational programme was conducted at the outpatient department and wards of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Paediatrics Department from 1.08.2018 to 7.08.2018 between 10.30Am-11.30Am.
The health teaching was given by the GNM Student of Dr.JMT School of Nursing who explained the benefits of breast feeding, importance of colostrium, composition of breast milk and various positions while feeding in detail. The one week event was organized by Dr.Sarayu Priya , Mrs.Mabel Samson,Tutors and Students of School of Nursing. The programme was successful and nearly 100 participants were benefited through this educational programme.