Breaking the cycle of poverty
Breastfeeding improves the health and wellbeing of women and children and is the foundation of a country’s development and future. It is the great equaliser that can help break the cycle of poverty.
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For the babies to be healthy the mothers need to be healthy to breastfeed them with milk. FoodBank Chennai Fbc today as part of #WorldBreastFeedingWeek gave fruits and nuts to underprivileged pregnant women and feeding mothers, we advised them not just today but daily they should try having good healthy food to breastfeed their babies and keep them healthy too.
By giving children exclusive breastfeeding from 1hour after birth to 6months and continue to age of 2years
Breastfeed child #higher IQ#breastfed family # cost savings #Overall improvement in quality of life
The 26 Indigenous Promoters of Peru, seven of whom are women, serve as shining examples of community members who take initiative towards being active agents of sustainable change. They also teach women about healthy ways to improve dietary habits, as well as the health and hygiene of their children.
Not every poor person is hungry, but almost all hungry people are poor. Millions live with hunger and malnourishment because they simply cannot afford to buy enough food, cannot afford nutritious foods, or cannot afford the farming supplies they need to grow enough good food of their own
Breastmilk is the most nutritionally and immunologically potent food for infants and toddlers, a food that can fuel brain development like nothing else. Breastfeeding powers cognitive development and IQ of children, thus greatly improving educational attainment, participation in the workforce and lifetime earnings.