HC: Breastfeeding inalienable constitutional right of a mom

What is the news? A child was stolen from the maternity ward by a psychiatrist and later gave it to another couple by claiming it was their child born out of surrogacy. Police arrested the psychiatrist. Now the case went to the Karnataka High Court over the custody of the child by both the parents.… Continue reading HC: Breastfeeding inalienable constitutional right of a mom

The benefits of breastfeeding

Source: The Hindu Relevance: This article explains the various advantages associated with breastfeeding and suggestions to improve it. Synopsis: The promotion of breastfeeding should be a continuous process, not an event restricted to a week. Introduction: UNICEF states that “breastfeeding is among the most effective ways to protect maternally and child health and promote healthy… Continue reading The benefits of breastfeeding

UP, Delhi and Rajasthan among worst performers in breastfeeding

According to Union Health Ministry,Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Punjab performed worst in the practice of breastfeeding. The report notes that these states have the lowest rate for breastfeeding within one hour of birth, exclusive breastfeeding for six months and complementary breastfeeding from six to nine months. Further,the States that have topped the report… Continue reading UP, Delhi and Rajasthan among worst performers in breastfeeding