Vodacom South Africa's purpose is to use technology to Connect for Good. We believe in using digital solutions to empower women. This is why Mum&Baby by Vodacom Siyakha is such an important initiative. From breastfeeding to vaccinations, Mum&Baby by Vodacom Siyakha is helping caregivers make informed decisions for their family’s wellbeing.
The importance of:
Many women can’t breastfeed for various reasons, ranging from health concerns to long working hours (and less time with baby). But research has shown that breastfeeding offers benefits for both mothers and their babies. Here’s why you should consider breastfeeding, if possible:
- Breast milk consists of the ideal mix of nutrients required for your baby to grow.
- It also contains antibodies, which your baby uses to fight off illness.
- The physical act of breastfeeding (holding and touching your baby) helps you to bond with him or her.
- Breastfeeding lowers your risk of osteoporosis, breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
- It doesn’t cost a thing.