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Milk Donation: Peer sharing vs Milk banks

Human milk is the highest source of nutrition for infants from 0 to 6 months of age, and continuing human milk feeding with appropriate complementary feed for up to 2 years and beyond. Human milk is species-specific and far superior to all other options available for infant feeding.    Premature and sick infants are frequently […]

Myths & Facts About Human Milk Donation

Human milk is the optimal nutrition for babies, especially for preterm and sick babies. However, many babies are unable to receive this elixir of life due to various reasons. For these infants, according to WHO screened and pasteurised donor human milk is the best option, in absence of mother’s own milk. This need of donor […]

Effect of Diwali pollution on pregnant mother or growth of her baby

As you look forward to celebrating Diwali this fortnight, it is imperative for you to know the effect of Diwali pollution on pregnancy and the growth of the baby. There is enough scientific evidence to show the effects of pollution in pregnancy. Breathing in air pollutants can cause harm to an expectant mother and the […]

Fennel increases breast milk supply

World Health Organization recommended exclusive breastfeeding as an economic and valuable method for protecting an infant’s health during life. It provides unique biologic and emotional effects for both mother and infant (1, 2). Exclusive breastfeeding means that infant is fed only with breast milk without any other liquids or solid food and this definition does […]

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