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Three in every 5 children denied of colostrum in first hour of birth, says report

August 09, 2019 3:45 pm

According to a report prepared by 'Child Rights and You', taking data from the latest NFHS survey in 2015-16, three in every five children in India have been denied colostrum.

Breastfeeding mothers must follow a balanced diet to lose weight

August 07, 2019 3:55 pm

Lactating women need to eat at regular intervals and space their meals well between baby's sleep cycles. Some communities believe in lactating women taking loads of ghee in order to enhance milk production.

Breast milk changes colour for the baby. This mother's photo shows how

August 08, 2019 7:58 am

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The amount of breast milk produced and its nutritional content adapts to the needs of the baby. A mother from Arkansas has shown how that happens exactly.

12 breastfeeding facts you probably didn't know

August 06, 2019 10:22 am

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The smell and taste of breast milk is also affected by the foods you eat. Exposing your baby to more varieties during breastfeeding can make them less picky eaters when you start feeding solids.

'We need more facilities for breastfeeding moms,' says Neha Dhupia

August 05, 2019 10:11 am

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: "I breastfed Mehr exclusively for six months and still continue to do so ... It truly made me realise the value of a wonderful support system that I have and sometimes the lack of it and also the lack of facilities," said the actress.

Not breastfeeding leads to health risks for babies and mothers

August 02, 2019 8:43 am

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The Unicef report says that around 95 per cent of children in India are breastfed at some point in their early years. However, this is not adequate and only 41.6 per cent of babies are breastfed within the first hour of birth in India, as reported.

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: How fathers can help mothers with feeding

August 02, 2019 8:23 am

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The first step for dads and partners is to learn everything about breastfeeding. Research on the method, benefits and other tips to be able to support the breastfeeding mom fully.

Breastfeeding in the 'Golden Hour' right after childbirth has health benefits

August 01, 2019 11:17 am

World Breastfeeding Week 2019: Take the opportunity to give your newborn the best start. Your skin-to-skin contact with the baby immediately after birth helps in bonding and releases oxytocin in the hormones that promote maternal behaviour and encourage breastfeeding.

World Breastfeeding Week: Ways to manage your diabetes while breastfeeding

August 01, 2019 11:01 am

It is always recommended to visit an endocrinologist if the mother is facing difficulty in managing her diabetes. However, we need to stress the fact that a diabetic woman nursing her child will not inherit diabetes to her child.

Moms on the job: Lawmakers across the world who breastfed while at work

August 06, 2018 5:19 pm

This Breastfeeding Week, we celebrate women politicians who came out to set examples for millions of women all over the world by breastfeeding in public.


Lisa Haydon Promotes Breastfeeding

August 09, 2017 8:34 am