World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week Celebration Report 2018

Niramaya Health Foundation this year has celebrated World Breastfeeding Week across all its project areas in the slums of Mumbai from 1st August to 7th August 2018. And received Certificate of Achievement from Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI) as “Best Celebration”.

The Theme for World Breastfeeding week for 2018 was “Breastfeeding foundation of life, Breastfeeding nourishment for life”.

The main motto of the event was to improve knowledge, attitude and practices related to breast feeding by providing the community, especially mothers, correct knowledge & thus dispelling their myths and misconceptions.

This achieved through various activities such as:

  • Awareness Session
  • Quiz Competition
  • Demonstration of Correct Breastfeeding Techniques (Position)
  • IEC material development
  • Exhibition
  • Rally
  • Puppet Show
  • Street Play

The event was a grand Success with the involvement of multiple stakeholders such as Community women, Lactating mothers, Support group, Community volunteers, Anganwadi workers, youth volunteers, other NGO members.

Through this event we reached out to 944 beneficiaries.