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This assertion was made by senior pediatric specialist Dr R.K. Agrawal, the chief guest at a symposium organized by the Women's Circle Senior Secondary Girls School as part of World Breastfeeding Week. Dr Agrawal emphasized the importance of providing infants with supplementary nutrition for the first six months. The joint efforts of Rotary Club of Udaipur, Geetanjali Medical College and Hospital, Rotary Club of Soorya Udaipur, IPE Udaipur, and InnerWheel Club are commemorating the World Breastfeeding Week. Speaking as the President of the occasion, Dr Devendra Sareen underscored the need for mothers to breastfeed their babies even during the night, further shedding light on the drawbacks of bottle feeding.
Rotary President R. Girish Mehta, a distinguished program guest, likened mother's milk to nectar. Geetanjali's Muskaan Singh discussed the benefits of breastfeeding for mothers. The occasion also witnessed a poster competition related to breastfeeding, with the winners being awarded. The panel of judges included members of the Women's Circle, Rekha Sharma and Poonam Parihar. The winners were Sneh Vaishnav, Poonam Daranga, Kajal Ahari, Saniya Daranga, Karishma Meena, Payal Meena, Neelam Parmar, and Sonal Meena.
Dr Aarti Sharma, the school principal, expressed hope that the female students of the Women's Circle will help spread the message of breastfeeding to remote rural areas. Soorya Club President R. Vikrant welcomed the guests and expressed gratitude. The program was successfully conducted under the leadership of R. Nidhi Saxena. Special guests included R. Rajendra, R. Puneet Saxena, R. Poonam, R. Shahid, R. Prachi, R. Jayashree, R. Amit, and Women's Circle members Mrs Nidhi Dixit and Tilottama Sharma.
Geetanjali's Alok Sharma announced that a breastfeeding symposium will be held tomorrow at 12:00 PM at Government Senior Secondary School, Tekri.