World Breastfeeding Week: The Myths And Beliefs About Breastfeeding

PUBLISHED ON: August 4, 2019 | Duration: 2 min, 23 sec

  
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Be it periods, pregnancy or breastfeeding, there are a number of beliefs and myths within different communities that sometimes adversely affect the health of those that the practices are directed at. In case of breastfeeding for example, many do not provide colostrum to their infants because they believe it is dirty, and unhealthy for their infant. Such beliefs tend to influence the feeding pattern of infant and young children and can harm more than benefit them.
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