National breast feeding week celebrations at Government Home Science College

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National breast feeding week

Chandigarh, August 9, 2019: Government Home Science College in collaboration with Fortis hospital, Mohali observed national breast feeding week as part of their extension and outreach activities on the Theme: “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding: Now and for the future!”

More than 100 beneficiaries from Anganwadi and villagers of Kishangarh formed the target audience. Dr Sunil Aggarwal, Neonatologist from Fortis and Dr Rabia, Lactation Consultant, addressed the audience and demonstrated the right technique to breastfeed.

Students exhibited a nukkad natak on importance of breastfeeding and gave a demonstration of some healthy weaning recipes. The celebration included poster making and slogan writing competition.

Principal, Prof.Sudha Katyal, congratulated the students for spreading an important message and creating awareness amongst the masses about the importance of breastfeeding and keeping in sync with the goals of the government.

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Friday, August 9, 2019