Breastfeeding

August 3, 2012

Whipping It Out — Breastfeeding in Public

Every breastfeeding mom has been caught in a situation, where while out in public, your baby demands to be breastfed — even if you’ve brought his […]
June 15, 2012

Human Breast Milk May Block HIV, Mouse Study Finds

THURSDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) — Human breast milk seems to kill HIV and block its oral (through the mouth) transmission, according to a new study […]
May 22, 2012

Health Tip: Eat a Healthy Diet When Nursing

(HealthDay News) — While you’re nursing, eating a healthy diet is particularly important for both you and baby. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these […]
April 10, 2012

Breast Is Best

Every new mom needs to make the decision whether or not to breastfeed Some women may choose not to breastfeed as a personal decision, others may […]
April 4, 2012

Breastfeeding: Nursing Problems And Solutions

Breastfeeding is a crucial part of every baby’s new-born life, and is a natural process that’s been taking place since the existence of human life, although […]
March 15, 2012

Many Women Say No to Breast-Feeding for 6 Months: Survey

THURSDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) — Current recommendations from experts urge new mothers to breast-feed their newborns for the first six months of life. But, a […]
March 11, 2012

Health Tip: Minimize Breastfeeding Pain

(HealthDay News) — Breast-feeding can be painful or uncomfortable, but there are things moms can do to make it a more pleasant experience. The Nemours Foundation […]
February 27, 2012

Exclusive Breast-Feeding Best for Baby: Experts

MONDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) — Breast-feeding exclusively is recommended for a baby’s first six months of life, followed by continued breast-feeding along with food until […]
February 10, 2012

When Mom Has Pregnancy Diabetes, Breast-Feeding Curbs Child Obesity

FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) — Breast-feeding reduces the risk of obesity in children born to mothers with diabetes during their pregnancy, a new study indicates. […]
November 29, 2011

Health Tip: Breast-Feeding Is Good for Moms, Too

(HealthDay News) — Breast-feeding has been proven more beneficial than formula for babies, but it also offers benefits for moms.     The womenshealth.gov website says […]
November 20, 2011

Easy-to-Treat Condition Can Disrupt Breast-Feeding

SUNDAY, Nov. 20 (HealthDay News) — A “tongue-tie” condition in infants that hinders breast-feeding can be quickly diagnosed and treated in many cases, an expert says. […]
September 20, 2011

Why Many With Breast Implants Fail at Breast-Feeding

TUESDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) — Women with breast implants who think breast-feeding will change how their breasts look are less likely to nurse their babies […]
August 11, 2011

Increasing Your Breast Milk Supply

There are various reasons you may find that you suddenly cannot nurse your new baby adequately. But take heed, there are also a number of ways […]
July 22, 2011

Breast-feeding for 6 Months or More Protects Against Asthma

THURSDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) — Babies who are exclusively breast-fed for six months or more are less likely to develop symptoms of asthma in early […]
May 30, 2011

Longer Maternity Leave Ups Breast-Feeding Rates

MONDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) — Women who stay home longer after having a baby are more likely to breast-feed their babies, a new study indicates. […]