Metro "Abuja Mothers Deny Their Babies Breast-milk For Fear of Saggy Breasts"


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Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) carried out in 2013 has indicated that only 9 per cent of nursing mothers in Abuja, the nation’s capital breastfeed their babies for the first six months, ranking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the lowest in the country.

Dr. Rilwan Mohammed, the Executive Secretary of FCT Primary Health Care Development Board, stated this on Thursday in Abuja. He said the figure was low due to the high class nursing mothers in the Capital territory.

Briefing journalists to flag-off this year’s breast feeding week, with the theme ‘Breast feeding week is a winning goal for life,’ Mohammed stressed that breast milk contains all the nutrients including large percentage of water that babies need for optimal growth from 0-6 months of life.

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Source: #DailyPost