Syarif Hidayatullah Hospital, UIN News Online – Syarif Hidayatullah Hospital as the hospital that support breastfeeding activity, opens lactation clinic which also become Center for Lactation Clinic in South Tangerang. This clinic is dedicated to pregnant and nursing mothers, so they will gain more knowledge on exclusive breastfeeding for their babies.

This clinic was inaugurated by the Rector of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta Prof. Dr. Dede Rosyada, MA with Director of Syarif Hidayatullah Hospital dr.Ismet Alimin, MM, MARS, Thursday (24/08/17).

The inauguration ceremony continued with a lactation seminar entitled “Mengapa ASI Membuat Anak Sehat dan Pintar” by presenting dr. Asti Praborini, Sp.A, IBCLC (International Breastfeeding Consultant) as the speaker.

During her presentation, she said that breast milk is the best source of nutrition for babies, its nutritional content is not replaced by anything. Nutrients contained in breast milk into substances that will form the intelligence and the immune system. In addition, breastfeeding activity is also one of the process of forming the child’s emotional intelligence. The seminar was attended by the civitas academica of UIN Jakarta and the head of the hospitals around Tangerang Selatan.

The clinic operates every Monday to Saturday, at 08.00 to 21.00 WIB. “We expect this clinic will be able to help mothers in providing Exclusive breast milk for their children,” said Ismet. (usa)

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