Nongprue extolls breast-feeding

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Nongprue health officials extolled the benefits of breast-feeding at a royally sponsored child-care seminar.
Nongprue health officials extolled the benefits of breast-feeding at a royally sponsored child-care seminar.

Nongprue health officials extolled the benefits of breast-feeding at a royally sponsored child-care seminar at the Ban Nonghin Child Development Center.

Speakers from the Public Health Department stressed that breast milk is the best food for babies as it contains nutritive value and immunity reinforcement.

Breast milk contains a variety of bioactive compounds, for instance, antibodies, proteins and healthy gut bacteria that is good with baby’s digestive system, which reinforce immunity system. Moreover, it contains essential fatty acids important for development of young nervous systems and brain, such as DHA, antioxidant, and vitamins.

The lectures also covered care-giving for school-age children and breast self-examination for women.