Flag-off of World Breastfeeding Week in Bayelsa State

Flag-off of World Breastfeeding week in Bayelsa State by SSG, represented by Head of Service Rev. Thomas Zidafamor at FMC Yenagoa on 4th August, 2017.

Key points of the event were presentation of gifts to babies by the Head of Service and Government’s commitment to promote exclusive breastfeeding, emphasizing on all citizens to take advantage of the numerous benefits of breastfeeding to both mother and child. These include prevention of Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Post Partum Haemorrhage and Childhood illness. Breastfeeding creates both a healthy mother and Child. Dr. Okoyen E