Remove the bottlenecks

August 4, 2019 02:30 am

Promoting breastfeeding in Nepal

Promoting breastfeeding

August 4, 2019 00:30 am

Breastfeeding is humanity’s oldest and most powerful formula to advance newborn health and promote sustainable development. It is a formula we must harness to maximum effect

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Every year, World Breastfeeding Week(WBW) is celebrated from August 1 to August 7 throughout the world.

Women who fed their babies naturally were almost two-thirds less likely to suffer from mental health problems.

‘First-time Mom’ Experience

December 22, 2018 11:24 am

As a 29 year old married woman, who married her love, I am hapy. Being married for two years, we finally decided to have a baby but the road wasn’t easy. I have hashimoto thyroid, a condition which I have been dealing since my first menstruation. In order to conceive a baby I had to go through check up, take medication, lower my TSH level. We were determined and everything in place. After few months we were told we can finally conceive and following that month, I was pregnant. Never had I thought I would conceive so early.

Aug 2: Breastfeeding is undoubtedly the best nutrition one can give to their baby rather than putting expressed milk in a bottle, says expert.

Nursing is great for babies, but there's a little magic in those breastmilk hormones reserved for moms.

Babies, even those who are premature, underweight or sickly, should be exclusively breastfed, from the maternity ward and ideally for two years, UN agencies said on Wednesday.

Public breastfeeding still a stigma

August 19, 2017 08:10 am

KATHMANDU, August 19: Despite knowing how important mother's milk is for an infant, nursing mothers often are obliged to leave their newborns starving just to avoid the embarrassment of breastfeeding them in public.

Benefits of breastfeeding

August 7, 2017 01:00 am

Despite clear legal provisions to discourage use of formula milk, pediatricians and health workers still prescribe it without hesitation.

Breastfeeding benefits

August 4, 2016 00:25 am

All mothers should begin with the belief that their milk is adequate for their child. A child requires nothing other than breast milk till first six months