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Malishwali bai's

Child Care
Includes Routine Infant care and primary home care during common illness.
Dr. Prashant Gangal

This booklet is based on questions commonly asked by mothers. The objective is to provide general guidelines to educate and empower mothers to care for their children in a scientifically correct manner. The author has also taken into consideration the existing traditional practices in relation to childcare in India. Therefore the contents are based on a combination of available scientific facts, as well as the personal experiences and opinions. Detailed explanations have been avoided in order to make the guidelines lucid and brief.

This booklet will also serve as curriculum for Malishwali Bais (Traditional Massage woman: TMW) for their certification. The purpose is to provide uniform opinions at all levels (including grass root level) of health care system to avoid confusion in a mother's mind.

This book is available in English, Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati language.

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Breastfeeding Promotion Network Of India (BPNI), Maharashtra State Branch

M. G. Chadwa Borivali Medical Brotherhood Hall,
Doctor's House,
TPS-III, 51st Road,
Borivali (W),
Mumbai - 400042

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