August 28, 2011


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Shakti observed the IYCF (Infant and Young Child Feeding) week as first week of August in Kashipur and K.Singhpur blocks with the collaboration of ICDS (Integrated Child Development Service).

The moto of celebrating this week is to give awareness about the importance of breast feeding and reduce childhood morbidity and mortality because it is necessary to focus on avoiding malnutrition in children below the age of 2 years.

All the village members , pregnant women and lactating mothers were made aware of the usefulness and benefits of breast feeding for infants.They conducted the street play on breast feeding . Afterwards to ensure the message had reached to the villagers or not they had a question & answer session . Shakti team distributed the prize to the winning person.

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