Infant Feeding Recommendations

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    50 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

There is nothing better than breastfeeding for the healthy growth and development of infants. In addition, it also has important implications for the health of mothers. According to the WHO, infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life to achieve optimal growth, development and health. After 2 years of breastfeeding, infants should receive nutritionally adequate complementary foods to meet the increasing requirements.read more »»

Some medical conditions may not permit mothers to breastfeed their babies. Unrestricted and exclusive breastfeeding results in ample milk production. Learn all about the infant requirements and their diet in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practising Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • How to choose appropriate infant formula
  • Risks of formula feeding

Instructor

Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


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Ms.M S Haritha Shyam is associated with Apollo Hospital for 20 years. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been Organising Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam conducted the International Nutrition survey 2013 at 5 Critical Care Units in Apollo Health City ( course director – Dr. Daren k. Heyland and Dr. Rupinder Dhaliwal, Queens University). Ms.M S Haritha Shyam received the participation Certificate in the World Nutrition Day survey conducted by the European Society of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been a Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam guided 200 interns for 6 months Internship for their Master’s Degree In Clinical Nutrition.

For: intermediates

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