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Yoga class marks Poshan Maah in Churachandpur district

Poshan Maah 2022 was organised by Ayush department, Churachandpur district at Synod Hall, IB Road in Churachandpur district on Thursday.

ByChurachandpur Correspondent

Updated 15 Sept 2022, 6:35 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

Poshan Maah 2022 was organised by Ayush department, Churachandpur district at Synod Hall, IB Road in Churachandpur district on Thursday with emphasis on the health of the women before and after childbirth.

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The programme was attended by Anganwadi workers under the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) project of Lamka, ASHA workers of National Health Mission (NHM) Lamka and AYUSH staff of District Hospital, Churachandpur district.

Speaking at the event, senior medical officer of District Hospital (Homoeopathy) Dr Ngaimuankim spoke on the nutrition needs of a childbearing mother. She highlighted the harmful effects of the consumption of alcohol and tobacco products on the mother as well as the child. She also encouraged the maintenance of a healthy and balanced diet with fruits and vegetables rich in healthy minerals, proteins and vitamins.

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As part of the programme, a yoga class was conducted led by MSc Yoga Maibam Honisan Singh. The Yoga class emphasised on the various Yoga poses which are beneficial for the childbearing mother during the pre and post pregnancy periods. 

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Churachandpur Correspondent

Churachandpur Correspondent

Churachandpur district, Manipur

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