Doctor: Young children’s brains need nurturing

Members of the Youth Champs 4 Mental Health silently demonstrate the need to end stigma. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

MOTHERS have a responsibility in nurturing a child’s brain, says mental health and NCD national adviser Dr Isimeli Tukana. In launching the World Mental Health Day in Labasa yesterday, Dr Tukana said 40 per cent of mothers did not breastfeed their babies and such situation failed to nurture the brains. He said when children’s brains […]

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