NutriConnect – Post-delivery Care

Table of Content

Breastfeeding

Benefits for Child

Reduces infectious diseases

Lowers respiratory and ear infections

Decreases incidence and severity of diarrhoea

Prevents decay and misalignment of teeth

Reduces the risk of obesity in later life

Increases bonding

Increases intelligence

Benefits for Mother

Faster recovery and weight loss after childbirth

Helps with spacing between two pregnancies

Lowers risk of hypertension

Lowers depression after childbirth

Reduces risk of breast and ovarian cancers

Optimal breastfeeding

1 HOUR

Babies should start breast- feeding within 1 hour of birth

6 MONTHS

Babies should be exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months of life

2 YEARS

Babies should be continued to be breastfed for two years or more, together with appropriate complementary feeding starting in the 6th month

Nutrition

A healthy mom makes baby healthy

 Tips for new moms before breastfeeding

Wash your hands

How to hold the baby

Ensure a comfortable position

Cross-cradle

Cradle

Side-lying cradle

Inverted side-lying

Burping your Baby

Contraception

Postnatal Exercises

Follow-up After Delivery

References