Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Opinion Volume 3 Issue 10

Support for Breastfeeding for Healthier Planet

Manjubala Dash*

Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry, India

*Corresponding Author: Manjubala Dash, Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry, India.

Received: August 20, 2020; Published: September 25, 2020


Breastfeeding is the baby’s birth right. Breast milk is the best milk. This year WABA (World Assembly of Breastfeeding Action) given the theme “Support Breastfeeding for developing of a Healthier Planet”. Though we observe only a Day for all other activities like World Diabetic Day, World TB Day, Yoga Day, Water Conservation Day etc. but for Breastfeeding whole 1 Week was Observed. Every year August 1 - 7 (First Week) celebrated as World Breastfeeding Week. Today in all Health centers, ICDS Centers, Hospitals, Teaching Institutes are doing various activities on this occasion. In our Institute MTPG and RIHS myself Prof. DR. Manjubala Dash, HOD, Department of OBG organized 1 week online webinar along with various competitions to motivate the students. Due to lockdown there was no physical meeting but nothing is a barrier to share knowledge. So, one interactive session also conducted with mothers through ICDS Anganwadi worker.





Citation: Manjubala Dash. “Support for Breastfeeding for Healthier Planet”Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.10 (2020): 49-50.


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