Breastfeed the child from birth to six months only: Baby Rani Maurya

Kanpur, May 13 (H.S.). From the birth of the child, for six months, breastfeed only, do not feed even above water. After six months, for the all-round development of the child, while doing the activity of Annaprashan, along with mother’s milk, it is necessary to give semi-solid food to the child and it is necessary […]
 


Breastfeed the child from birth to six months only: Baby Rani Maurya

Kanpur, May 13 (H.S.). From the birth of the child, for six months, breastfeed only, do not feed even above water. After six months, for the all-round development of the child, while doing the activity of Annaprashan, along with mother’s milk, it is necessary to give semi-solid food to the child and it is necessary for the child up to two years of age. These things were said by Baby Rani Maurya, Minister of Women Welfare, Child Development and Nutrition, Government of Uttar Pradesh during Annaprashan in Kanpur on Friday.

Under the community-based program at Anganwadi center located in Hindupur development block Kalyanpur, five pregnant women, respectively, Sangeeta wife Sumit, Shalini wife Anshu, Anshu wife Rajkumar, Kajal wife Akash and Shikha wife Akash were showered by Cabinet Minister Babyrani Maurya. Annaprashan was done for Master Sunny son Amit, Master Aarav son Shiva, Master Subhadra daughter Arun Kumar, Baby Avani daughter Mukesh and Master Shatrughan son Ashok. Apart from this, the birthday of Master Harsh’s son Rajkumar was also celebrated. He also demonstrated a variety of dishes from the rations/materials received in the Anganwadi centre. Anganwadi center was observed by the minister and was pleased to see the material available in the center, poster chart and furniture of children.

He said that pregnant women need extra diet and rest during pregnancy, use green vegetables more and more, in which different types of vitamins and minerals are found, which brings variety and nutrition to the food. The dry ration received by the department can also be used by preparing different types of dishes/recipes. Summer is getting more, so use more and more fruits and clean water containing juice. On this occasion, he also planted saplings in the school premises.