Aug 2 : The Father Muller Salvadore Monteiro Rural Training Center (FMSMRTC) at Bajpe inaugurated the breast feeding awareness programme on August 1, 2019 at the Koncharu Anganwadi center of Bajpe Village. Dr Jessy Maria D’Souza, Chief Medical Officer, FMSMRTC, inaugurated the programme. She enlightened the gathering on the importance of breast feeding. She also emphasized the importance of cleanliness post partum and the importance of the bonding between the mother and child. She also created awareness on prevention and precautions for Dengue and the treatment modalities available.
The chief guest for the programme was the Gram Panchayath member, Mrs Ayesha who spoke on the significance of mother’s milk to the growth of the child and as a important initiative taken by the government to create such awareness. regarding the nutritional significance of mother’s milk , which provides balanced nutrition to the child.the mothers milk has properties of disease prevention and the importance of breast feeding only for the first six months to the child.
Dr Habibsa, Junior resident, spoke regarding the nutritional significance of mother’s milk , which provides balanced nutrition to the child. The mother’s milk has properties of disease prevention should be given as the only source of food for the first six months to the child.
Dr Anagaha, Junior resident described the technique of breast feeding the baby.
Ms Isabella D’Souza compered the programme. ASHA worker, Mrs Nalini and Anganwadi worker, Angawadi Assistant, Mrs Suma, Stree Sangha members, Mr Delson, community health worker and the villagers were present.