Nigerian Husbands Should Abstain From Breastfeeding Wives For 6 Months- Medical Expert Pleads

A medical practitioner  has advised Nigerians husbands to abstain from their breastfeeding wives for six months . The doctor in a celebratory statement on World breast feeding week which kick startedon  the 18th August 2019, in Calabar encouraged married men to not get involved with their wives sxxually stating reasons why he opined such ideology.

According to Dr Iwara Iwara, Husbands should not only make their wives comfortable when they are breastfeeding their new born babies but should also abstain from incessant love making, the medical practitioner said during the opening remark at the event.

The director of public health in Cross River State, said in Calabar yesterday while speaking during a one-day media round table to consolidate on the gains of the World Breastfeeding Week.


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He said husbands have usually had all the time with their wives before the delivery of the new born but as soon as the babies come in they must be given total and adequate attention, care and steady breastfeeding.

Dr Iwara who advocated paternity leave for men to enable them assist to their lactating wives also called for extension of maternity leave to six months.


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