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PHCC advises quarantined nursing mothers to continue breastfeeding

PHCC advises quarantined nursing mothers to continue breastfeeding

The Primary Health Care Centre (PHCC) has advised nursing mothers who are under Covid-19 quarantine to continue breastfeeding their babies, despite the stressful nature of their circumstances.

1,200 mothers benefit from postnatal home care

1,200 mothers benefit from postnatal home care

More than 1,200 new mothers and their babies have benefited from a pilot postnatal midwifery home care launched at Hamad Medical Corporation’s Women’s Wellness and Research Center last year.

Breastfeeding for first six months offers health benefits: HMC

Breastfeeding for first six months offers health benefits: HMC

WWRC’s Breastfeeding Clinic operates daily between 7.30am to 12noon and plans are under way to introduce an evening clinic.

Midwives to deliver homecare for new mums after childbirth

Midwives to deliver homecare for new mums after childbirth

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)'s Women’s Wellness and Research Center (WWRC) has launched a pilot postnatal midwifery homecare programme for new mothers and their babies.

Australia's 'Man with the Golden Arm' gives blood for last time

Australia's 'Man with the Golden Arm' gives blood for last time

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service said James Harrison had donated his blood more than 1,100 times over six decades.

Nepalese mothers of newborns battle for survival in hunt for Himalayan fungus

Nepalese mothers of newborns battle for survival in hunt for Himalayan fungus

The green highland of Pupal valley located in the Nepalese district of Rukum has turned into a snow-capped cordillera with only few colorful tents visible from base camp.

Women infected with Zika should continue to breastfeed: WHO

Women infected with Zika should continue to breastfeed: WHO

Women infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus should continue to breastfeed their babies as there is currently no proof of a risk of transmission, the World Health Organization said.