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CIU Lecturer Gives Information on Breast-Feeding Week

CIU Faculty of Health Sciences,Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Lecturer Prof. Dr. Nilgun Karaagaoglu gave information on “1-7 October Breast-Feeding Week”.

Faculty of Health Sciences,Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Lecturer Prof. Dr. Nilgun Karaagaoglu put that adequate and balanced nutrition is one of the base condition of physical and intellectual health. Prof. Dr. Karaagaoglu said ; “Results of obvervations and detailed researches from ancient history to today show that  the importance of breast-feeding for balanced nutrition and healthy development of babies  is considered as an ideal nutrition form for new born babies”. Karaagaoglu emphasized that breast milk and breast-feeding have many health,psychology,social and economical benefits for both mother and the baby.

   Prof.Dr Nilgün Karaağaoğlu, the lecturer, gave information about the benefits of the mother's blood and the tutor to the babies. Breastmilk stated that newborn babies have an ideal composition that provides the necessary fluid, energetic and all nutritional ingredients for healthy growth and development.Prof. Dr. Nilgün Karaağaoğlu stated that in the first weeks after birth, the composition changes according to the gastrointestinal system development of the baby. He added that because of the enzymes in his composition, digestion is the easiest food to be easy to digest. Karaağaoğlu said, "The content of each mother's milk is unique enough to meet the needs of her own baby." Milking of the premature baby's mothers, the birth weight of their babies, the age of gestation vary according to different factors and is the most ideal nutrient for premature babies.Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Nilgün Karaağaoğlu stated that both the suitability of the composition of the nutrients and the suitability of the growth curves. Especially in the first 6 months, enough weight gain babies, breast milk, except that there is no need for supplementary professor.Prof. Dr. Nilgün Karaağaoğlu emphasized that supplementing the mother's milk until 2 years of age together with complementary foods should be continued since the requirement of baby can not be met after the 6th month.

   Karaoğlu, emphasized that immune factors, bioactive substances, prebiotic and prebiotic properties in the human breast milk  help to increase normal immunity by increasing cellular immunity and thus reduce the number of acute and chronic infectious diseases in the baby and increase the effectiveness of the vaccines. Prof.Dr Karaağaoğlu said that;  “Some diseases that are known to protect your baby with human breast milk today are ; acute and chronic gastrointestinal diseases, lower and upper respiratory tract, urinary tract, middle ear infections, bacterial meningitis, necrotizing enteroclide, sudden infant death syndrome, insulin dependent diabetes, lymphomas, some allergic diseases, asthma and childhood infectious diseases.”  Emphasizing that the milk that is secreted in the first 5 days after birth and called colostrum, especially the cells protecting the baby from infectious diseases and antibodies, is richer, Karaağaoğlu emphasized that the baby should be careful to take milk called colostrum. Lecturer of the faculty of nutrition and dietetics Prof. Dr. Nilgün Karaağaoğlu said that during breastfeeding, it has been determined that increased fat content, especially towards the end of the lactation, creates a feeling of satiety in the baby and also protects obesity by controlling the amount of excess food intake. However, it is known that babies fed with bottle do not have such an effect and therefore the risk of obesity is higher. Karaağaoğlu emphasized that breastfeeding supports the mental and mental development of babies as well as strengthening the relationship between mother and infant, indicating that gum diseases, iron deficiency anemia, skin diseases related to rash are much less visible and affects jaw and tooth development positively in infants fed with breast milk.

 

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