Breast Feeding

Nutrition for Special Groups 3(3+0)

Lesson 18: Feeding the Infant

Breast Feeding

Successful breast feeding is an important child rearing skill to be learnt and practiced.
The infant should be put to breast within half an hour after normal delivery and within four hours after caesarean section. Prelactoral foods (Honey, Distilled Water, and Glucose) should not be given. Sucking reflex is most active at birth.


  1. Colostrum
  2. Advantages of breast feeding
  3. Advantages to Mother
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