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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing

World Breast Feeding Week 2020

Monday, August 03, 2020 - Saturday, August 08, 2020 |Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing, Pimpri, Pune |Events


Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing celebrated‘World Breast Feeding Week’ from 3rdAugust to 8th August 2020.Various activates were planned and conducted in this week under the guidance of Dr.Mrs. Rupali Salvi Principal,Dr Mrs. Shweta Joshi Professor, Ms. Vaishali Jagtap Assistant Professor of Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing.

The Theme for the World Breast Feeding Week 2020 was “Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet”.

Following activities were conducted during Breast Feeding Week,

3stAugust 2020 (Monday)

Poster and Slogan competition was conducted in Dr D Y Patil Hospital, OPD Complex, 1st floor. Poster and Slogan competition was based on the Breastfeeding Week 2020 Theme – Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet. Students of MSc Nursing and BSc Nursing 4th year participated in Poster and Slogan competition by sending e posters and e slogans and few posters and slogans weresubmitted by hand. Posters were exhibited in OPD complex and the posters were explained to the patient and relatives present in OPD.

4nd August 2020 (Tuesday)

Health Talks were given in Post Natal Care Ward 51 and 59 by the MSc Nursing students. The health talk was given on Care of Mother and Baby during Breastfeeding, Breast self-examination, Importance of Breast feeding and Positions and techniques of Breastfeeding. It was very effective and was beneficial for the mothers in PNC ward.

5rd August 2020 (Wednesday)

Webinar was conducted on Breastfeeding during COVID-19 Pandemic, Mother’s milk banking presented by Dr Shailaja Mane, Professor, Head of unit, Director, Yashoda Human Milk Bank, Department of pediatrics, Dr D Y Patil Medical College. Webinar was coordinated byMs. Vaishali Jagtap Assistant Professor and Ms. Leena V Nadar Clinical Instructor of Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing. Audience were Dr D Y Patil College of Nursing faculty, MSc Nursing and BSc Nursing 4th year students. It was a very informative presentation.

6th August 2020 (Thursday)

Webinar was conducted on Breastfeeding Week Theme 2020-Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet presented by Assistant Professor Ms. Vaishali Jagtap, Importance of Breastfeeding presented by Assistant Professor Mrs. D Priya and Challenges in Breastfeeding presented by Professor Dr Mrs. Shweta Joshi. Webinar was coordinatedby Ms. Leena V Nadar

Clinical Instructor of Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing.Audience were Dr D Y Patil College of Nursing faculty, MSc Nursing and BSc Nursing 4th year students. Presentations were very effective and beneficent.

7th August 2020 (Friday)

Counselling on importance and techniques of breastfeeding was done for postnatal mothers in PNC ward 51 and 59 by MSc Nursing students under the guidance of Assistant Professor Ms. Vaishali Jagtap.

8th August 2020 (Saturday)

Closing Ceremony was done in CLMTRC Hall, YeshodaHuman Milk Bank and certificates were issued for the winners of poster and slogan competitions conducted on 3rd August 2020. 1st year M. Sc Nursing Poster competition.Winners were:

Poster:Ashwini S Lonkar (1st Prize)

E-poster competition: Usha Bellore (1st Prize), Neha Patil (2nd Prize), 4th Year B. Sc - PratikshaThange(3rd Prize), Shubham Tekade(4th Prize)

Slogan competition: Ashwini Lonkar(2nd Prize)

All winners received certificate of appreciation.

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