BANDUNG. Free Maternity Clinic (RBG) that is managed by RZ launched soft launching lactation clinic, Saturday (9/8). The event was begun with the recitation of Holy Quran and it was continued by the deliverance of the materials of exclusive breastfeeding knowledge, the issues of breastfeeding, and the benefits of breastfeeding. The speaker of his event was Wati Herawati Am.Keb, a senior midwife, who is predicated as the best participant of National Lactation Training which was held by Perinasia Indonesia.
Lactation clinic is a breastfeeding class program that facilitates pregnant women and nursing mothers to consult on breastfeeding. In this class, moms can consult on breastfeeding issues to the breastfeeding counselor. This class is presented to motivate and inform moms regarding to the importance of exclusive breastfeeding for babies. Breastfeeding is a great source of nutrition and a worthwhile investment for the excellent human resource.
This class is presented because there are many hospitals or maternity clinics that are not provide breastfeeding consultation class. “Breastfeeding class is hard to be found in Bandung’s hospitals and clinics. In fact, breastfeeding is very important for infant growth and immune system,” Nely Umi Kulsum, RBG officer, said, Monday (11/8).
“In Shaa Allah, it will be very useful and knowledgeable for pregnant women and nursing mothers. Breastfeeding is very important for babies, the nutrition of breastfeeding is much better than the most expensive formula milk,” Irma, a participant, said.***
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