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3 Aug 2019
Newborn babies always bring joy to their mothers. But Ngozi’s experience seemed to be a departure from the norm. The reason was not far-fetched. Ngozi had prolonged labour. This made even the cry of the newborn baby for care to irritate her. Ngozi’s mother had to use a feeding bottle to suckle the crying baby.
3 Aug 2018
Niger State Commissioner of Health, Dr Mustapha Jibrin said on Friday that the government would scale up the campaign on the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding targeting young girls and prospective mothers.
2 Aug 2018
Exclusive breastfeeding means that the infant receives only breast milk. No other liquids or solids are given – not even water – with the exception of oral rehydration solution, or drops/syrups of vitamins, minerals or medicines.
30 Jul 2017
As the World Breastfeeding Week comes up on August 1 to 7, the need for nursing mothers to lay a healthy foundation for their babies’ growth through exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months is again being underscored.

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