Basics of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a good habit for mothers. Breast milk is the best gift for the newborn baby. There are no substitutes for breast milk.  Formula feeding is discouraged throughout the world. Unless it is absolutely necessary, formula feeding should not be given. For the new mothers breastfeeding may be a new experience. Child below six months of ages must be Read More …

Protein Energy Malnutrition

Protein Energy Malnutrition also known as PEM is a range of clinicopathological condition arising from lack of varying proportions of protein and calories, occurring most frequently in infants and young children and is usually associated with infection. It is the most common nutritional disorder in developing countries like Bangladesh, India, African countries etc. Department of Pediatrics under Faculty of Medical Sciences of University of Nigeria Read More …