BREASTFEEDING PREVENTS BREAST CANCER, DIABETES IN MOTHERS SAYS UNICEF CHIEF

As the world celebrates Breast Feeding Week, parents have been advised to ensure adequate breastfeeding of their children as it helps to protect not only children against diseases but mothers against diabetes and cancer.The Chief Nutritionist of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Dr Stanley Nanama, gave the advice during the flag-off of World Breast Feeding Week held on Tuesday 1st August, 2017 with the theme ‘Sustaining breastfeeding together’. This year’s celebration of Breast Feeding Week coincided with the inauguration of Breastfeeding Advocacy Initiative (BAI). Dr. Nanama, who described the…

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