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Nov 29, 2011

Workshop delivers the essence of breastfeeding to mothers

Breast Feeding Counseling Services of the Collet Education and Resource   Center in coordination with the Baby Friendly Initiative of the   Karl   Heusner Memorial   Hospital recently held a workshop   that reached out to expectant and nursing mothers. The goal of the seminar was to teach the women   the   value   of   breast-feeding   and   how   to   perform   it   effectively   and   pass   the   information   on   to   others. The following clip was provided courtesy of AEAU.

Krishna Faber, Patron, Collet Education & Resource Center

Krishna Faber

“This service is timely—coming at a time when more emphasis is being placed on nutrition and healthy living and where many women are beign faced with economic hardships thus finding it difficult to purchase milk products. The Collet Education and Resource Center in coordination with the Baby Friendly Initiative Program of the KHMH has been fostering outreach work with pregnant and new mothers to breastfeed their babies. This effort started in June of last year and the counseling sessions are being provided by Misses Penelope Cassasola Card, certified adaptation counselor and Sister Yvette Mossiah. The main base for this work has been the Collet Education and Resource Center and the KHMH. Initially this program started with only eighteen pregnant/nursing mothers receiving counseling on breastfeeding. Since the launching of the program, we are happy to boast that today over forty-five mothers have benefited from breastfeeding counseling at the center. As a mother who breastfed two sons and also a strong advocate for breastfeeding, I would encourage all mothers to breastfeed to enable their babies to have an excellent start in life. Studies have shown that human breast milk is considered the best nutrition and is linked to the reduction of many diseases. In addition, the World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics emphasize the value of breastfeeding for mothers as well as children.”

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3 Responses for “Workshop delivers the essence of breastfeeding to mothers”

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