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Boosting A Mother's Immunity For Better Family Health
mother's overall health influences the health of her children and family. From
preconception to pregnancy and after giving birth, a woman and her family
greatly benefit from mutually reinforcing actions that center on her
right nutrition and adequate physical activity make it possible for women to
readily adopt to changes in their bodies and their environment. Low-calorie and
nutrient-dense foods from safe, local sources can help boost immunity and build
a healthy foundation for pregnancy and a child’s full development.
affects a woman’s immune system such that a mother and her child become more
susceptible to illnesses. Knowledge of proper food selection and preparation,
for instance, may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases for mother and
child. With guidance from midwives and healthcare practitioners, women can learn
to prevent maternal obesity and pregnancy-related complications such as
gestational diabetes and potential birth defects.
need support as they work toward a healthier lifestyle both for themselves and
their entire family. Recommended infant and young child feeding practices have
immense advantages to children and mothers. Research has shown that
breastfeeding also helps lower the risk for heart disease and stroke among
Generations of strong
and healthy families are possible if women’s health remains a priority for
every home, every barangay, and every nation.