Breastfeeding News

Taj Mahal to get a breastfeeding room: Nursing mothers share what it means to them

Having a breastfeeding room at a tourist place like Taj Mahal can be deemed a positive endeavour in the times when mothers in India still struggle with an uncomfortable gaze while breastfeeding in public or are deprived of basic provisions for safety and hygiene for the same.

The Taj Mahal becomes first Indian monument with breastfeeding room

The Taj Mahal attracts up to 8 million visitors annually. The ASI said this was the first time it was providing such a facility at any of India's 3,600 plus monuments.


Post-pregnancy nutrition, diet and weight loss tips for new moms

Outdoor exercise is usually recommended to mothers, who have undergone C-section delivery, after three months. For normal delivery, the time ranges between a month to 40 days. 

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

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.

Being Baba: Let's make nursing in public comfortable for new mothers

Most families start going out with their baby possibly a month or two after they're born. Maybe to a family event, maybe even outstation or even something as simple as going to the mall--and when you're out most mothers are constantly worried about one thing. Will I find a safe and clean place to feed my baby?

Try these foods to increase breast milk supply

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


Delaying the baby's first bath helps breastfeeding

The newborn is generally given a bath after 12-24 hours which is usually the next day after the baby is born. This interval is generally given because as soon as the baby is born, it is given to the mother after half an hour to be held skin-to-skin.

Rachel McAdams flaunts diamonds, Versace and a breast pump in latest magazine cover shoot

Hollywood actor Rachel McAdams recently did an interesting photo shoot with Girls. Girls. Girls magazine where she is seen rocking a fierce look with breast pump on.

Watch: All that you don't know about mother's milk

We not only need to provide adequate institutional support--from hospitals to offices--to mothers and infants but also educate men and women about lactation

A woman donated 470 litres of breast milk. Know about her rare condition

Frost produces so much breast milk that she has donated nearly 1000 pints of it to feed other babies.