About Essential Nutrition Actions at Critical Stages in the Life Cycle of Women and Children
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|1.||It is good to put the baby on the breast within one hour after birth.||X|| |
|2.||In order to have enough milk a mother needs to breastfeed every 4 hours (at least six times a day).|| |
|3.||Colostrum or First Milk serves as the first immunization for the baby.||X|| |
|4.||In the first six months, the infant needs water and/or other drinks in addition to breast milk.|| ||X|
|5.||When breastfeeding, the baby's chin needs to touch the mother's breast.||X|| |
|6.||A malnourished infant and young child has more episodes of diarrhoea.||X|| |
|7.||Vitamin A supplementation is necessary only for children under 2 years.|| ||X|
|8.||Breastfeeding benefits the baby, but not the mother.|| ||X|
|9.||When a mother is HIV-positive, there are ways to decrease HIV transmission to the baby.||X|| |
|10.||Even if a mother believes she does not have enough breast milk, she can still be able to adequately breastfeed her baby.||X
|11.||A mother can prevent sore and cracked nipples by correctly positioning and attaching her baby at the breast.||X
|12.||The most important thing a mother can do to produce sufficient breast milk is to breastfeed her baby frequently, both day and night.
|13.||Infant formula contains antibodies that protect against diseases, especially against diarrhoea, respiratory and ear infections.
|14||Mixed feeding (meaning breastfeeding and giving other foods and drinks) before six months can cause diarrhoea, respiratory and ear infections.
|15||A pregnant women can continue breastfeeding.||X|| |
|16||Expressed breast milk can be stored in room temperature up to 1 day.|| ||X|