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Saturday, May 30, 2020



Can a mother with COVID-19 infection breastfeed her baby?

April 16, 2020 1:33 pm

Before feeding the baby, the mother should wash her hands well with soap and water or an alcohol-based sanitiser.

Yes, new mothers can breastfeed their adoptive or surrogate baby

February 22, 2020 5:11 pm

As actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra joins the ranks of mothers with surrogate babies, a doctor tells us how such women, including adoptive ones, can also experience the breastfeeding process.

Breastfeeding after IVF delivery: What you should know

February 01, 2020 11:00 am

Stress, hormonal imbalances and fatigue are very normal for a new mother and some mothers even face postpartum depression that can interfere with breast milk production.

How to deal with constipation in breastfed babies

January 03, 2020 3:04 pm

Once solid foods are introduced to a breastfed baby around six months, there will be many changes in his elimination patterns. The stools will have a stronger odour and different colour and consistency.

Are you breastfeeding? Follow these hygiene tips to protect your baby from germs

November 18, 2019 4:38 pm

Breastfeeding hygiene tips: In addition to washing your breasts, make it a habit to wash your hands and forearms before feeding your baby to avoid their exposure to bacteria.

'Vaginal delivery, breastfeeding reduces risk of allergy and asthma in children'

November 15, 2019 10:36 am

Researchers compared the records of 1,58,422 children to analyse how the method of birth (vaginal vs caesarean) and feeding practice (breastfed or bottle fed) influenced the number of allergic conditions reported by each young person up to 18 years.

How to tell if your baby is full after breastfeeding

October 28, 2019 2:59 pm

One of the prime reasons due to which the baby does not get the available milk is because the baby is poorly latched onto the breast. It is imperative that the mother is taught how to latch the baby onto her breast correctly.

'Breast milk contains unique compound to protect babies from harmful bacteria'

October 21, 2019 4:12 pm

Breastfeeding is known to contain natural antibiotics, besides increasing intelligence and decreasing the chances of getting middle ear infections. Breast milk is also known to increase cold and flu resistance.

Football hold and other breastfeeding positions to help your baby latch on properly

December 03, 2019 11:24 am

Breastfeeding your baby for the first time? Here are some comfortable positions you can try while feeding your baby.

Exclusive: Neha Dhupia has breastfed her baby in the 'craziest places’, like an airplane toilet

October 09, 2019 6:01 pm

"Whether you are expressing milk to feed your child, giving him or her formula feed, or breastfeeding, you have the right to do so in a small, private space, anywhere. I am only giving a voice to the dilemma faced by thousands of mothers."