Breast Feeding Week - II
The Paediatric Department of Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital along with Department of AYUSH, Dakshina Kannada had organized a programme on 8.8.2017 at Rangamandir, Thokottu in view of World Breast feeding week from 1st to 7th of August 2017. The guests were District Ayush officer, Dr Mohammad Iqbal and Ullal town counsellor, Mrs Shashikala.
The awareness talks were given by Dr Jyoshna S on "Normal Breast feeding practices" and by Dr Sowmini, Medicine PG on "Lactation problems and its scope in Homoeopathy".
The III year students in acted a skit depicting about the Myths of Breastfeeding and highlighted the benefits of breast feeding in different family set-ups.
The total number of beneficiaries was 60 members with participation by Asha health workers, Anganwadi teachers and locals. The lactating mothers were given free sample of medicines to improve their health status by Ayush doctors.