QUETTA: There is n alternative to mother milk in all the foods of the world. Mother’s milk is the best food and is considered vaccine for security to diseases.
These views were expressed by MPA Mohtarma Samina Khan while addressing Breastfeeding Advocacy Seminar organised in connection with World Breastfeeding Week at Boy Scout Headquarters here Monday.
She said immediately after delivery of child breastfeeding secure him of all the diseases during pregnancy. In other case due to no breastfeeding during first month new born die of such diseases.
Referring to importance of breastfeeding she said mothers should feed to their children their milk. Present provincial government has passed a bill during the current year on mother’s milk and security of infant. It clearly states dry milk cannot be termed as alternative to mother’s milk. Due to breastfeeding she said children are health and genius and they can face all the diseases because mother’s milk strengthens their resistance power and several diseases cause no harm to them.
She said it is duty of mothers to feed their milk to their children upto two years. By doing this danger of breast cancer end and it also help control birth.
Other doctors in their speeches said that children must not be fed except mother’s milk even water should not be given to them.
Dr Abid Panezai spotlighted importance of mother’s milk in details.
Manager Save the children Dr Daud khan Achakzai, Deputy Director Dr Abid, Feature Advocacy Nadeem and others also spoke on the occasion.