SARAKI’S WIFE PLEDGES TO PROMOTE MIDWIFERY SERVICES FRAMEWORK

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With much emphasis on exclusive breastfeeding to achieve a sustainable reduction in child mortality, the need for midwives to adequately engage breastfeeding mothers in playing their part in improving nutrition for mothers and their babies have been emphasized.

Wife of the President of the Senate and global Ambassador to the international confederation of midwives, Toyin Saraki, says Nigerians must invest in evidence based practice of breastfeeding. She also advocates that midwives should link evidence to policy and scale up innovations since midwives are often the first hands to hold a newborn.

Wife of the President Of the Senate and Global Ambassador to the international confederation of midwives says prioritizing investment is equal to investing in the future of Nigeria hence the need for prominent nutritionist’s across all government and non-government based work collaborate to drive home the mother-child health benefits from breastfeeding.

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