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Udaipur: A seven-day event organized jointly by the Rotary Club of Udaipur, Geetanjali Medical College and Hospital, IP Udaipur, Inner Wheel Club, and Hand in Hand India Foundation, celebrated the third day of World Breastfeeding Week with a conference for rural women at Limdiya Shyam Mandir, Kanpur, Madadi Road.
During the event, Dr Devendra Sareen, a pediatric specialist, emphasized the importance of breastfeeding newborns in the correct position. Using a dummy, he educated rural women about the correct positioning and attachment of the baby during breastfeeding. He emphasized that breastfeeding done in the right position always benefits the infant.
Rotary President R. Girish Mehta highlighted the benefits of colostrum for infants and encouraged all lactating mothers to consume a nutritious diet. Dr. Hemlata Mittal shared insights into the advantages of maternal milk for mothers, and Dr. Vijendra Choudhary provided information about the structure of maternal milk.
The Hand in Hand India NGO's Rajeev Purohit warmly welcomed the attendees and expressed hope that successful breastfeeding would reduce infant mortality. Bhavini Sharma from the organization conveyed gratitude and hoped these rural women would spread the message of breastfeeding far and wide.
Ravindra Joshi efficiently conducted the program from the organization. Geetanjali's Alok Sharma informed that tomorrow, at 12:00 PM, a poster competition on breastfeeding-related topics will be held for female students at the Mahila Mandal Girls Senior Secondary School, Mukherjee Chowk.