How to improve breastfeeding rates, reduce infant mortality in Nigeria, by experts
In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, Medela breast pump announced its new partnership with The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) to improve breastfeeding support and resources in Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Minister says breastfeeding can stop 20,000 maternal deaths yearly
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that about 20,000 maternal deaths could be prevented annually if mothers practise optimal breastfeeding.
David Tennant's Wife Slams Facebook For Taking Down Image of Her Breastfeeding
David Tennant’s wife, Georgia, has criticised Facebook for allegedly removing a photograph of herself breastfeeding because it violated the platform’s policy on “sexual images”. On Wednesday, Georgia Tennant shared the black and white photograph of herself and her daughter, Birdie which was removed. She took to her Facebook page to address this. She wrote: @facebook…
‘Every problem, challenge poses an opportunity for innovation’
Well, it was a difficult switch. I always advise that if you want to start a business simply because your job is too stressful, that is not a solid enough reason...
Exclusive breastfeeding good for infants, quick recovery after childbirth - Group
President, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) and Network Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW), Modupe Oyekunle, has emphasised the importance of breast milk to child brain development, increased intelligence and productivity.
Breastfeeding for longer could help save environment from damage caused by infant formula
Breastfeeding for longer could help save the environment, scientists have said as they reveal Britain’s poor rates cause the equivalent of 77,000 cars worth of damage. Experts at Imperial College London have for the first time calculated the harm to the planet from infant formula.
What every mother should know about breastfeeding
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Being a mother is usually a very challenging time for most people, and it comes with a truckload of responsibility.
Exclusive breastfeeding and public policies
A recent report that out of the approximately seven million children born in Nigeria every year, only 27 per cent are exclusively so breastfed from age zero to six months...