As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the 2022 world breastfeeding week, nutritionists have advised the society to support and encourage exclusive breastfeeding for the healthy growth and development of infants.

A nutritionist, Dr Kikelomo Adejuwon, while featuring on Eyi Ara yesterday advised prospective parents to always plan ahead of child bearing amidst the dwindling economy.

Dr Adejuwon who opined that breast milk is the best food for newborn babies, advised pregnant women to be attentive at health centers while learning necessary skills for proper breastfeeding of babies.

Also speaking on the show, another nutritionist, Mr Oluwatobi Bankole called on mothers to always introduce soft food to babies at the weaning point for easy acceptability.

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