Protection and Promotion of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a free service that a newborn can avail immediately after birth and this is his or her right as well. Said Mr. David Skinner, Country Director, Save the Children, Pakistan at the National Conference on Breastfeeding-A Roadmap for Promotion and Protection, held on October 04, 2013, in Islamabad.  This event was organized under […]

Superfood for Babies: How overcoming barriers to breastfeeding will save children’s lives

Maternal, newborn and child health statistics in Pakistan have been historically appalling with little improvement seen in newborn health over the last decade. The rate of neonatal mortality reduction is estimated to be less than 1% per year during 2000-2010[1].Evidence shows that 40% of newborn deaths could be prevented through simple community based interventions. One […]