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Exclusive Breastfeeding: Breastmilk alone is the best food and drink for an infant
Exclusive Breastfeeding: Breastmilk alone is the best food and drink for an infant
सिर्फ मां का दूध: नवजात शिशु के लिए माँ का दूध अमृत है


Breastfeeding — स्तनपान कराना — Ammaji Kehti Hain

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HealthPhone: Exclusive Breastfeeding: Breastmilk alone is the best food and drink for an infant

सिर्फ मां का दूध: नवजात शिशु के लिए माँ का दूध अमृत है



Hindiहिन्दी - मानक हिन्दी - Mānak Hindī - Hindi

Know and understand the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding for baby and mother.

These videos focus on social and behaviour change communication and are made for individual and small group viewing, learning and discussion. They are designed to be used as interpersonal communication tools by communities and frontline workers in giving out important information to women and caregivers.

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Produced by: UNICEF, India



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Key Messages
  • Breastmilk is the best, healthiest and only food (no water) for the baby in the first six months of life.

  • Exclusively breastfeeding (no water) your baby for the first 6 months protects him/her against diseases.

  • Even in hot, dry climates, breastmilk meets the baby's needs for fluids. Water or other drinks are not needed for your baby in the first 6 months of life.

  • Feed the baby on demand when s/he is hungry and cries for or demands through other gestures. The baby will consume adequate amount of milk when fed on demand.
Discussions and Frequently Asked Questions

 How do we know that we are producing enough milk for the baby?

Key Response: The more you breastfeed, the more milk you will produce. Your body will produce as much milk as the baby needs.


 How is exclusive breastfeeding beneficial to the baby?

Key Response: Breastmilk alone is the only food and drink an infant needs for the first 6 months. Exclusive breastfeeding ensures maximum protection against malnutrition, disease and death.


 Won't the child suffer if we don't give it water in summer months?

Key Response: Even in hot, dry climates, breastmilk meets the baby's needs for fluids. Water or other drinks are not needed for your baby in the first 6 months of life.


 Why should we not give bottled milk or other liquids to the child?

Key Response: Other liquids & foods are inferior to breastmilk. They can even make a baby sick. Babies should not be given animal milk, ghutti, honey, gripe water or anything else.

HealthPhone: Exclusive Breastfeeding: Breastmilk alone is the best food and drink for an infant
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28 June, 2014

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