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Breastfeeding

Why today’s mothers fail to breast feed their babies?

Why today’s mothers fail to breast feed their babies?

Yes, every mom knows that breastfeeding is best. Study shows that babies who breastfeed are smarter, healthier and happier. According to the studies conducted, mothers are recommended to breast feed their babies for six months. New vision reported that around 37% of mothers in Uganda do not breastfeed their babies exclusively for six months. Varying […]

Ugandan mothers have poor breastfeeding habits-say nutrition experts

Ugandan mothers have poor breastfeeding habits-say nutrition experts

Nutrition experts in Uganda have warned of a negative health impact like reduced immunity to children due to the poor habits of breastfeeding by mothers across the country. According to Dr. Jasent Asiimwe, the head of nutrition at the health ministry, statistics show that 53% of mothers in Uganda breast feed their babies in the […]

30 years Down the Road: Another Reason to Breastfeed

30 years Down the Road: Another Reason to Breastfeed

For years now mothers have been encouraged to breastfeed their babies because of the many benefits, with breast milk referred to as the perfect food for baby. Breastfeeding’s short-term benefits have long been clear, including the fact that it strengthens the immune system hence the baby is resistant to disease and infection. Benefits for the […]

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