Breast feeding: best for babies

Monday, April 23, 2007
Agi Isatou Joof, alias, Jongoma, an APRC Yai Compin of 45 Glouster Street in Banjul, has described breast-feeding as best for babies as it instills sense of love and hospitality in children.

Speaking to the Daily Observer recently, Mrs. Joof called on mothers to breastfeed their child for at least two years from birth. This, she said, also helps to prevent childhood diseases and infections, such as diarrhea, dysentery, among others.

She then advised mothers; especially those starting to build up families to be cautious on the use of other forms of milk as it always have a negative impact on them. She finally concluded by dilating on the vulnerability of certain diseases.
Author: Written by Ida Jallow
Source: The Daily Observer
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