Kurdistan Save the Children

On the 11th of August 2022, Dr. Naschmil Abdulla presented a seminar for “Kurdistan Save the Children” to guide women of childbearing age on postnatal care in particular breastfeeding and the possibility of medicine present in breast milk to participants in Bazian/Sulaimaniyah.

The aim of the seminar was to raise self-awareness in female individuals from different social background, in their reproductive age having children, being pregnant or planning pregnancy in the near future. Various issues facing a woman shortly following childbirth have been discussed ranging from wound care, body image following birth to time of intimacy. In addition, medicines and medical devices to be used for contraction has been another important aspect of the seminar. High importance has been given to discuss the usage of medicine whilst breastfeeding and the role of the community pharmacist in providing complete care in this group of patients.