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Vagdhara organization has been working on awareness and change in the community on Nutrition and health for the last several years. Breastfeeding week is being celebrated with Pregnant women, Lactating mothers and along with their family members at every Anganwadi center in Ghatol, Anandpuri, Kushalgarh, Sajjangarh and Gangad-Tawai block of Banswara District, Rajasthan. Spreading awareness among community members for, the methods of breastfeeding, importance of breastfeeding, breastfeeding within 1 hour after the birth of the newborn, only breastfeed for the first 6 months of the birth of the newborn, from the 7th month, the child should start feeding semi-solid food made at home and breastfeeding should continue. Husband and other family members should take care of pregnant and lactating mother. Every pregnant and lactating mother should give all kinds of nutritional foods in daily meals and should take them for regular check up at nearby Public Health Institution. Husband or other male members should support them in domestic chores. 1 or 2 hours bed rest is needed for pregnant women daily.

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