Breast Feeding - The Science

person Prof. Pujitha Wickramasinghe
Topic(s): Nutrition Health & Wellness Nutrition & Disease Management Malnutrition
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Summary

Infant feeding promotes normal physical growth, brain development and prevention of illness. Breastfeeding is the perfect start to infant feeding, with perfect nutrients, easily digested and also protects against all illnesses. Breastfeeding further helps creating bonding between mother and child apart from delaying a new pregnancy and protecting mother’s health. Prof. Pujitha Wickramasinghe in this new webinar discusses on the protective action of breast feeding and the need to promote exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months. He also discusses in length on the protective mechanisms of breast feeding and the goals for proper growth and development.