Benefits of breast feeding
It is very important to keep the immunity of young children strong during the Corona period. Doctors say that babies should be fed only breast milk for at least six months after birth. During this time he does not need water or any formula or liquid, solid food. Mother’s milk acts as a vaccine for the baby. Which keeps him away from many diseases.
Dr. Shaili Singh, Senior Gynecologist, Roswak Hospital, Delhi told that the children get all the necessary nutrition from mother’s milk. Comparative study was conducted between lactating and non-lactating women. In which it was found that the risk of breast cancer was lower in women who breastfed children for more than a year. Dr. Shaily said that the newborn baby is at great risk of infection from birth, due to which they are at great risk of diarrhea, malnutrition, pneumonia etc. That’s why it is very important to feed mother’s milk to everyone from premature baby to normal baby. This enables the body to protect itself from any infection.
Antibodies in breast milk
Preeti Singh of Delhi’s Loknayak Hospital said that mother’s milk contains antibodies, which benefits the child. Mang’s milk protects him from many problems related to ears, eyes, stomach and breathing. Children are also less prone to asthma. The risk of type 1 diabetes and obesity in such children is also less. Which protects children from many serious types of cancer. Mother’s milk contains high levels of immunoglobulins, which are most important for boosting the immunity of the baby.
Virus does not spread from infected mother to children
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), if a corona positive mother wants to feed the newborn baby, she should be asked to wash her hands thoroughly and cover her mouth. According to ICMR, so far no evidence of corona virus infection has been found in breastmilk.
Mother’s milk is important because
This increases the intellectual ability in children.
The brain and physical development of babies takes place.
Children get freedom from many diseases and infections.
The chances of breast cancer in women are greatly reduced.
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