Importance of breastfeeding highlighted

Adam Khan Wazir

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with the support of UNICEF, arranged a grand ceremony regarding breastfeeding in the DHO office of South Waziristan tribal district, Wana, and a walk was also arranged. In addition to health staff, local body representatives, scholars and tribal elders participated in large numbers.

Speaking on the occasion, Senior Medical Officer Dr. Zainul Abidin Wazir, Focal Person DHO Sijjad, MS Dr. Sadiq, VC Chairman Maulana Naik Muhammad Wazir and District Nutrition Manager SWTD Waris Wazir said.

That a child must be exclusively breastfeeding up to the age of six, breastfeeding develops self-confidence and the child’s personality. The speakers said that breastfeeding for 2 years is permissible in Islam, so all people should inform the women in their homes about this.

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