East Jakarta Health Sub-dept. commemorated World Breastfeeding Week at Gebang Sari Bambu Apus Children-Friendly Integrated Public Space (RPTRA), Cipayung.
"Children who are exclusively breastfeed will grow optimally and not easily get sick "
That event was participated by 18 health cadres in each urban villages and 60 breastfeeding mothers in Cipayung Sub-district.
"Children who are exclusively given breastfeed will grow optimally and not easily get sick," said East Jakarta Health Sub-dept.'s Public Health Section Head, Dina Nurjanah, Wednesday (8/9).
She explained, exclusive breastfeeding campaign needs to be done continuously to produce good quality generation.
Cipayung Sub-district Puskesmas Head, Sunaensi Handayani admitted that her side is ready to promote this campaign intensively through RPTRA programs.
"It would be best if mother can give breastfeed and continue to do it for six months or more," she informed.
Based on Beritajakarta observation, World Breastfeeding Week event was enlivened with talk show, eat fruits and exercise toget her.