Relief agency fights myths to advance nutrition for pregnant women
Catholic World News - August 11, 2010
The international Catholic relief agency Caritas is fighting to overcome cultural myths and taboos in an effort to promote adequate nutrition for pregnant women and nursing mothers in Bangladesh. A special educational program there encourages women to eat healthy foods, combating popular superstitions and old wives' tales that had persuaded women to eat less and to avoid certain nourishing foods during pregnancy.
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