Students Launch “First 1,000 Days of a Mother and Baby Nutrition” Initiative

Students from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Professions brought attention to the nutrition needs of babies in the first 1,000 days of their lives in an awareness day held on March 29, 2016.

“First 1000 days of babies lives” initiative offers parents a unique window of opportunity to learn how to secure the long term health and development of their baby. It covered four key stages: pregnancy, breastfeeding, weaning and toddler through presenting simple measures to parents to adopt to optimize their child’s health.