Propagate breastfeeding – Dr. Chithramalee
Director of the Family Health Bureau of the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine, Dr. Chithramalee de Silva stated that it is the duty of all citizens to ensure the future of its children by adopting the concept of breastfeeding.
She said that Sri Lanka which has emerged as the leading nation where breastfeeding is concerned should take measures to further popularise the healthy practice among womenfolk.
Dr. de Silva stated that the entire country must commend mothers who strive to maintain this practice despite a spate of issues they face.
She was addressing an event to mark National Breastfeeding Week which is from 1-7 August.