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FATHERS PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN SUPPORTING MOTHERS IN BREASTFEEDING, SAY ST. KITTS-NEVIS’ HEALTH OFFICIALS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 16, 2019 (SKNIS): Fathers, although they do not breastfeed children, have a lot to do in any successful breastfeeding relationship between mother and child, thus making their role extremely vital. “Breastfeeding is very important in the child’s development, not only for the child but also for the parents, and when we say …

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BREASTFEEDING IS ESSENTIAL FOR FORGING A BOND BETWEEN MOTHER AND CHILD

  Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 16, 2019 (SKNIS): Breastfeeding is said to be extremely essential for forging a bong between mother and child, and has several benefits, not only for the baby but for the overall health of the mother. This was according to officials who appeared on ‘Working for You’ on Wednesday, August 14, to …

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JNF GENERAL HOSPITAL TAKING STEPS TO BECOME A BABY FRIENDLY HOSPITAL

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 16, 2019 (SKNIS): The JNF General Hospital has been taking steps to become certified as a baby friendly hospital, says Nurse Naomi Brownbill, Staff Nurse at JNF Hospital Nursery as well as Breastfeeding Coordinator, adding that there are 10 steps that will be followed to achieve their goal. Appearing on the radio-television …

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IMPORTANCE OF BREASTFEEDING TO BE HIGHLIGHTED WITH WEEK OF ACTIVITIES IN ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 16, 2019 (SKNIS): The importance of breastfeeding will be highlighted during the upcoming Breastfeeding Week, which is being celebrated under the theme “Protecting Breastfeeding in the Workplace” from August 18 to 24, 2019. Nurse Naomi Brownbill, Staff Nurse and Breastfeeding Coordinator at the JNF General Hospital Nursery, stated during the recent “Working …

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COMMUNITIES STEP UP TO COMPETE IN THE BEST VILLAGE COMPETITION

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 16, 2019 (SKNIS): Communities have stepped up to the challenge of beautifying their surroundings as they compete in the Best Village Competition currently taking place. The Best Village Competition was launched on May 17, 2019, at Independence Square.  Approximately 29 community groups have registered to participate – 22 for the Best Clean …

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One Million Cruise Visitors for Two Consecutive Seasons

BASSETERRE (14TH August, 2019): St. Kitts maintained its marquee port status with the arrival of the Carnival Fascination today.  For the second consecutive cruise season, the destination welcomed over one million cruise passengers. Carnival Fascination of the Carnival Cruise Line arrived with 2,659 passengers, bringing the total for the current 2018-19 cruise season, as of today, …

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PM Harris highlights the importance of having diversity within the Police Force, particularly in the context of Community Policing

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris is flanked by (from left to right) Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Intelligence, Mr. McCarta Browne; Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for the Crime Directorate, Mr. Andre Mitchell; Acting Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hilroy Brandy, and Assistant …

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