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Thursday, May 28, 2020

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Milk not available? Give your kids these nutritional substitutes

March 27, 2020 6:11 pm

As long as your child is eating a healthy balanced diet, you need not worry about their intake of milk, which will provide them essential nutrients.

What affects breast milk composition? Here are 5 things to know

February 21, 2020 1:06 pm

A breastfeeding mother's environmental surroundings can affect breast milk since organic pollutants and other contaminants can accumulate in it.

Breast milk may help prevent heart disease in premature babies: Study

November 29, 2019 4:40 pm

Identifying the key components within breast milk that result in improved heart health could pave the way for a more targeted approach to long-term cardiovascular wellbeing for those born prematurely, according to the researchers.

Woman who lost son to rare condition pumps breast milk to donate to other babies

November 27, 2019 1:51 pm

US resident Sierra Strangfeld is being hailed for donating breast milk despite having lost her son just hours after he was born due to a rare genetic condition.

National Milk Day: The importance of human milk banks

November 26, 2019 2:46 pm

It would be important to set up more public human milk banks to meet the ever-growing needs of a country like India where almost 13 per cent of all babies born are preterm and many more are very low birth weight babies.

Breast milk is important for infants in the NICU

August 06, 2019 11:27 am

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The mother starts developing specific antibodies to combat germs in the infant's surroundings while touching or holding the infant. These protective antibodies are passed on to the infant through the mother's milk.

Breast milk has bacteria that’s good for your baby's health

June 24, 2019 6:30 pm

Breast milk that is pumped and delivered by bottle is generally better than formula. But pumped breast milk may not deliver the benefits of the sugars that arrive in breast milk straight from the source.

Can breast pumps increase the risk of asthma, obesity in babies?

May 07, 2019 1:40 pm

World Asthma Day 2019: A study suggested that indirect breastfeeding can expose babies to potential pathogens, which increase the risk of asthma and other respiratory functions, while another study found that babies who were given pumped breast milk weighed a little more than those who were directly breastfed.

Formula versus breast milk: What your baby should have and when

December 10, 2018 11:27 am

Mothers using formula need not worry about how their diet will affect the baby. If the baby has breastfed, then ideally formula feed should be started after the age of six months, along with other foods.

Try these foods to increase breast milk supply

April 08, 2019 11:39 am

Increased consumption of certain foods like oats, barley and papaya will be helpful in overcoming the problem of low breast milk production.