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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 29, 2018 9:00 am
Frost produces so much breast milk that she has donated nearly 1000 pints of it to feed other babies.
August 27, 2018 5:33 pm
Formula milk contains no living cells, enzymes, antibodies or hormones that are essential for the all-round development of the child and for boosting immunity.
January 25, 2016 6:17 pm