“Breastfeeding Dilemmas”, presenting Rita Rahayu Omar, IBCLC (Lactation Consultant @ SusuIbu.Com), Carol Lim and Evelyn Chong (Breastfeeding Counselors @ Malaysia Breastfeeding & Natural Parenting Association), Dr Hairin Anisa (Consultant Pediatrician @ Pusat Rawatan Pakar Kanak-Kanak Adda), and Vinodhini Cha Chu (Community Nutritionist @ Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah Klang). Some topic highlights: Breast is best? Empathic support from family, friends, and support groups. Common challenges: not enough milk, misconceptions and pressure from family members and peers. Breastmilk composition, and its advantages over formula. Importance of variety in introducing natural foods to babies and children. Prolonged benefits of breastfeeding.
April 12, 2016