Topic: Nutrition for the first 1000 days of life, Speaker – Dr. Kumutha
Episode 90, Series 14 was resourced by Dr. J Kumudha Prof & HOD Neonatology, Saveetha Medical College, Kancheepuram. This episode was hosted by Dr. V.N. Mahalakshmi Dean HPE, chaired by Dr. P. F. Kotur Dean AVMC, and Dr. Vishnu Bhat Director, Medical Research AVMCH, introduced the resource person to the audience. “Nutrition in the First 1000 days” was the topic discussed on 29.04.2022 through the webinar. Dr. J Kumudha narrated the importance of Antenatal, Early Postnatal, Early childhood, and the Development of the Brain and its functions. She also explained clearly the effect of maternal stress, crucial nutrients, Rich sources of important Nutrients, General diet guidelines supplement nutrients, and Things to be avoided. Breast milk impact, Early skin-to-skin contact. Early initiation, how to optimize breastfeeding, and complementary breastfeeding. The talk was more beneficial to the participants.