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During pregnancy, the expecting mother must get at least two hours of rest in the daytime. And at night, she should sleep for eight hours. Also, a happy atmosphere at home should be maintained.
The purpose of this video is to encourage the community to take action to prevent malnutrition. It explains simple things one can do to prevent malnutrition.
It is intended for the community at large.
Three men are talking to each other on the side of the street. Opposite them there is a water hand pump and women are filling their pots of water. Among them there is one man who has already filled two pots of water and is carrying them home. Seeing this one of the three men says to the other two "Yes, Phulwa has indeed got a hard working husband. Indeed says the other and they laugh scornfully.
As he passes them, they ask him "Why brother, do you only fetch water or are you a good cook too?" The man shrugs off and ignores them.
They continue by saying "You henpecked man; you've brought disgrace to your family name." Now the man stops walking, angrily turns around and says "My wife is expecting. And if she doesn't get all the rest she needs today, our child will be affected tomorrow. So tell me, am I saving our family name or shaming it?" The three men look embarrassed and look regretful.
During pregnancy, the expecting mother must get at least two hours of rest in the daytime. And at night, she should sleep for eight hours. Also, you should maintain a happy atmosphere at home.
And don't forget those four important things.
One - Correct diet for the expecting mother
Two - Mother's first milk is the best
Three - Only breast milk for the first six months
Four - After that, balance mother's milk with a nutritious diet
So, remember the four things. Say yes to all of them and say "Malnutrition, Quit India".
Malnutrition is a lack of the right nutrients in the body.
A child is specially prone to the dangers of malnutrition from the time of its conception till two years of age. This is a very important period for overall long-term growth.
Malnutrition in India
Malnutrition in children and women remains as one of the greatest challenges in India. Malnutrition remains a major threat to the survival, growth and development of children.
Today, nearly every second child in India is a victim of malnutrition.
It means they are physically and mentally weak due to which they are targets to many ailments, deformities, disabilities and allergies affecting normal growth mentally and physically. So we should jointly wage a war against malnutrition!
Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India
with active support from UNICEF
and other development partners.
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