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UNICEF: CAR leads 8 African countries most risky for newborns

Eight out of the 10 most dangerous places to newborns are in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new report by UNICEF.

Women cut diabetes risk by breastfeeding – scientists

Breastfeeding for six months or longer appears to significantly cut the risk of women developing type 2 diabetes, a 30-year study in the United States has revealed.

NGO wants training on reproductive health for persons with disabilities

Disability Journey Initiative, DJI, an NGO, has urged government, NGOs and stakeholders to train persons living with disabilities on their reproductive health needs to enable them to live productive lives.

Progress on balanced food goals ‘poor’ in Africa – FAO

Africa is making only faltering progress towards food and nutrition security, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned.

Nigeria has highest number of malnourished children – Zainab Ahmed

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said that the nation has the highest number of mal-nourished children.

Exclusive breastfeeding develops child’s immunity – experts

Nursing mothers have again been counselled to feed their babies only on breast milk for their first six months to develop the babies’ immune system.

Delay in breastfeeding can lead to breast engorgement – Gyneacologist

Dr Charles Agugua, a gynecologist with a private hospital on Thursday said delay in breastfeeding after birth could lead to breast engorgement.

Over 200,000 deaths result from inadequate breastfeeding

Nigeria is among three countries contributing 236,000 deaths yearly from inadequate breastfeeding.

103,742 Nigerian children lost annually to low uptake of exclusive breastfeeding

The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) says 103,742 children die annually in Nigeria due to lack of exclusive breastfeeding.


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