TROP Activity -2018

Venue: Pallurathy , Government UPS School.

Date: 02/03/2018

Target Group: Pregnant and Lactating women

The students of the  Masters second year Clinical  Nutrition and Dietetics along with  Ms. L. R .Rajani provided Nutrition   awareness programme to pregnant and lactating women of pallurathy at  government UPS school on 02/03/2018  . The camp  mainly  focused on providing  awareness on  special nutritional care during pregnancy, the need of lactation , importance of breast milk, need of weaning for the infants , about the nutritional care and requirement during infancy were the important topics covered .Talks were provided by the student dietitians based on these topics. They conducted a skit on the relevant topic “Anaemia  ” the skit was very informative and helped them  to understand about the importance of proper nutrition to prevent anaemia . Informative charts on nutrition, important nutrients during the growing period as well as   importance of balanced diet and importance of breast milk and necessary vaccinations during these period were put up and explained to the participants. Health assessment based on anthropometry; ie., height, weight and BMI, was done  for the participants along with it simple low cost nutritious recipes were distributed among them as part of the programme .

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