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Chandigarh: As many as 20 couples attended a health talk on breast feeding at Ivy Hospital, Mohali today. The talk was organised to mark ‘World Breastfeeding Week’ which was organised worldwide in the first week of this month.
During talk, Dr. Rimmy Singla a senior gyneacologist & IVF Specialist discussed antenatal care including diet , exercises during pregnancy, delivery and childbirth, care of newborn and breast feeding.
Dr. Rimmy said that breast feeding has both short term as well as long term benefits. In short term, it benefits by helping in weight loss, lowering cholesterol, controlling blood pressure and glucose levels after pregnancy.
Pregnancy changes a woman’s metabolism dramatically as she stores fat to provide the energy necessary for her baby’s growth and for breastfeeding once the baby is born.
She also shared importance of breastfeeding in postnatal period.
During occasion, fun games were also held where winners were given prizes.
|Monday||10 A.M - 07 P.M|
|Tuesday||10 A.M - 07 P.M|
|Wednesday||10 A.M - 07 P.M|
|Thursday||10 A.M - 07 P.M|
|Friday||10 A.M - 07 P.M|
|Saturday||10 A.M - 02 P.M|