Breat Milk is very important for the future of the newborns. Yet, I saw a statistic that shocked me for the Indian context.
only 46 per cent of Indian mothers breastfeed their babies during the first six months, according to a survey conducted by the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)
This information was given by senior research officer at the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad K. Damayanthi – while speaking at a function in Hyderabad on occassion of World Breast-feeding Week.
Good that at least amongst all the useless occassions for which “days” have been instituted, there is a day for reminding people on Breast feeding. The coming generation will be better off if the mothers of today can do this one favor to their kids.
Get Drishtikone Updates
in your inbox
Subscribe to Drishtikone updates and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.
Thank you for subscribing.
Something went wrong.