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PHCC advises quarantined nursing mothers to continue breastfeeding

PHCC advises quarantined nursing mothers to continue breastfeeding

The Primary Health Care Centre (PHCC) has advised nursing mothers who are under Covid-19 quarantine to continue breastfeeding their babies, despite the stressful nature of their circumstances.

WHO urges mothers to breastfeed even if infected with Covid-19

WHO urges mothers to breastfeed even if infected with Covid-19

Mothers should breastfeed their babies even if they have contracted Covid-19, the World Health Organization's head said on Monday, as the benefits outweigh the risks of infection.

WHO recommends breastfeeding, says no live coronavirus found in mothers' milk

WHO recommends breastfeeding, says no live coronavirus found in mothers' milk

Breastfeeding mothers do not seem to be passing on the new coronavirus to their infants, and based on current evidence the benefits outweigh any potential risks of transmission

More mothers choose breastfeeding, thanks to heightened awareness

More mothers choose breastfeeding, thanks to heightened awareness

More mothers are choosing to breastfeed their newborns, according to a certified lactation consultant at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Al Khor Hospital.

Health sector seeking to raise breastfeeding rates

Health sector seeking to raise breastfeeding rates

The Ministry of Public Health and healthsector institutions are seeking to raise breastfeeding rates in Qatar to reflect those set by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Breastfeeding for first six months offers health benefits: HMC

Breastfeeding for first six months offers health benefits: HMC

WWRC’s Breastfeeding Clinic operates daily between 7.30am to 12noon and plans are under way to introduce an evening clinic.

Breastfeeding women can lower breast and ovarian cancer risk

Breastfeeding women can lower breast and ovarian cancer risk

Research studies confirm that women who breastfeed their babies for six months or longer can reduce the risk of developing pre- and post-menopausal breast cancer, ovarian cancer, hypertension, and Type 2 diabetes.

Awareness building marks PHCC's breastfeeding week observation

Awareness building marks PHCC's breastfeeding week observation

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has emphasised the valuable role of breastfeeding by highlighting the significant impact it has on the nutrition and well-being of an infant and its mother. The World Breastfeeding Week was observed during the first of week of August.

Women urged to breastfeed their babies for healthy growth

Women urged to breastfeed their babies for healthy growth

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is marking the World Breastfeeding Week by encouraging more women to breastfeed their babies. This year's theme is ‘Sustaining Breastfeeding Together’.

HMC advises pregnant and breastfeeding women to take necessary precautions if fasting

HMC advises pregnant and breastfeeding women to take necessary precautions if fasting

Experts at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) have advised pregnant and breastfeeding women to take necessary precautions if fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

Three dead as cops storm Sydney cafe to end siege

Three dead as cops storm Sydney cafe to end siege

Heavily armed Australian police stormed a Sydney cafe yesterday and freed a number of hostages being held there at gunpoint,