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Busting the Myths Around Breastfeeding Through Scientific Knowledge

December 29, 2017 – 11:02 PM |

As is the case for many concepts running from the ages, breastfeeding is also a concept that faces myths and misconceptions, and this lack of understanding affects the practices of the common people. I aim …

A Light of Hope for Preemies: How to Ensure their Attachment and Support

February 20, 2017 – 7:18 PM |

Many hospitals today are still trapped in the murky ages where they mostly emphasize the medicinal aspect of a newborn’s health, keeping ‘nature and nurture’ aspects firmly on the back-burner.
 
During my clinical rotations, I once …

Myths Regarding Breastfeeding in Pakistan’s Lower Socioeconomic Strata

May 27, 2014 – 1:00 PM |

The fall in breast feeding practices in Pakistan is undoubtedly because of many factors, increased urbanization, rapid supply of infant formula, desire to be ‘modern’, thinking to get milk tested before nursing it to infant. …