Tag Archives: Breastfeeding
Exclusive breastfeeding as a working mother

World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7, 2013: “Latching on” to the Breast

Exclusive Breastfeeding-Happy new mother with baby

The ‘Superfood’ for Babies: Save 830, 000 babies with Breast milk ‘Power hour’! (Watch Video)

830,000 babies worldwide could be saved every hour if mothers started breastfeeding newborns within the first hour of birth! A new report captioned ‘Superfood for Babies’ was released a few days ago by an NGO, Save the Children. It highlights analysis of the health benefits and cost savings of early breastfeeding as well as barriers […]

PMTCT-Preventing Mother-Child Transmission of HIV

PMTCT: Infant Feeding for Preventing Mother to Child Transmission of HIV -Part 2

INFANT FEEDING for the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV See the introduction to this subject of how to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV and also know what is PMTCT? The most important criteria is to identify and help the mother choose whatever feeding option is in the best interest of both herself and […]

Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV

Preventing Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) -Part 1

SEE INTRODUCTION HERE. When adherent to medications, an HIV infection does not have to progress into an AIDS as the risk of having opportunistic infections is remarkably reduced while researches for a cure and better medication is still on-going, the current modality of most HIV/AIDS programmes is to prevent further spread of the virus in […]

Weight loss Myths or Tips

Sex, Diet, Breast feeding, Goal setting and Weight loss Myths: True or False?

#Weight loss Myths: True or False? Fact or Fiction? Sex burns calories. Taking breakfast helps with weight loss. Small changes in caloric intake produce long term weight loss. Breastfeeding helps to prevent obesity in the child. A study from the very recent publication in the New England Journal of Medicine x-rays some interesting and popular […]

Exclusive Breastfeeding and Nigerian Laws

Exclusive Breastfeeding in the workplace is not a matter of the law – House of Rep.

Jumoke Okoya-Thomas is a member of the house of Rep. representing Lagos Island 1 Federal Constituency and she sponsored a bill which called for a more enabling environment to ease exclusive breastfeeding for mothers in the workplace. Proponents of this bill emphasizes on its importance for the health of newborn babies born to working nursing […]

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