Nestlé’s belief is that good nutrition starts with pregnancy and after delivery through breast milk, followed by developmental, stage-appropriate feeding choices, helping infants and young children to grow and develop into healthy adults.
Nestlé ‘Start Healthy, Stay Healthy’: Empowering Sri Lankan Mothers with Scientific, Nutritional Information
Nestlé Start Healthy, Stay Healthy is an initiative taken by Nestlé in partnership with the medical fraternity to educate mothers on the importance of the first 1,000 days from pregnancy to toddlerhood.
The first 1,000 days of life (i.e. conception up to two years of age) has a profound impact on a child’s future; where improving the nutrition status of pregnant women and children during the first 1,000 days of life provides lifelong benefits.
A non-branded, non-commercial activity designed purely to educate mothers on science and nutrition, the aim of the programme is to make good nutrition a way of life and pave the way for a healthier future generation.
Baby & Me
We believe that nutrition during the first 1000 days of life, especially at the very early development stage, influences health throughout life. The Nestlé Baby & Me nutritional milk drink for pregnant and lactating mothers features a combination of minerals, vitamins, DHA and Bifidus BL active cultures for this crucial period of development.
Nestlé supports breastfeeding
Nestlé supports exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant’s life, in line with World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations, and continued breastfeeding thereafter for as long as possible. But for babies who are not breastfed, Nestlé provides high-quality breast milk substitutes.