7th August 2021 at 8:39 PM via WhatsApp
‘‘Protect Breast feeding: A Shared Responsibility’ was the theme
Ludhiana: 7th August 2021: (Pradeep Sharma IPTA//Education Screen)::
Breast Feeding Week was celebrated on 01st to 07th August, 2021 on the theme ‘‘Protect Breast feeding: A Shared Responsibility’’ by College of Nursing, Obstetrics & Genecology Nursing Department CMC & Hospital Ludhiana. Principal Dr.(Mrs.) Reena Jairus appreciated the work of faculty & students and also spoke about importance of breast feeding. Dr. Kavita Bhatti, Professor & HOD, Obstetrics and Genecology Department, CMC & Hospital Ludhiana addressed the gathering and highlighted on the theme & the myths during breast feeding and also told that breast feeding should be initiated in the first golden hour after the normal delivery and can be continued up to 2 years.
The guest of honour Dr. Jatinder, ISO President and the team members of Inner Wheel Club Of Ludhiana, Punjab shared her views regarding benefits of breast feeding. Prof. (Mrs.) Seema Barnabas, unfolded the theme & emphasized on responsibility of every individual to encourage breast feeding among mothers. Poster Exhibition was also conducted by GNM 3 rd yr & BSc (N) 4 th yr students. Judges for poster competition were Dr. Usha Singh, Prof. (Mrs.) Harjit & Prof. (Mrs.) Premlata Prakash and the result was declared by Mrs. Suman Kumar, Associate Professor, College of Nursing. Certificates were distributed to winners, 1st prize bagged by Ms. Dinky, 2nd prize Ms. Georgia and 3rd Ms. Prateeksha, BSc (N) 4 th Year students. A role play was done by BSc (N) 4th Year and GNM 3 rd Year students for the awareness of mothers & their relatives regarding the theme.Vote of thanks was delivered by Mrs. Shehnaz Johnson, Associate Professor, CON. Mrs. Ashima Baweja, Assistant Professor and M.Sc.(N) 2 nd year students, obstetrics & Gynecology Nursing group highly contributed to make this program.