By Lizette Borreli | May 24, 2013 05:57 PM EDT
Studies show that breastfeeding can promote good physical and cognitive health for newborn babies.
By Christie Rizk | May 14, 2013 01:40 PM EDT
Breastfeeding babies early in life may help prevent the development of ADHD, researchers say.
By Christie Rizk | May 13, 2013 12:05 PM EDT
Giving limited amounts of formula to newborns with early weight loss may keep them breastfeeding longer, new research finds.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 06, 2013 07:28 PM EDT
An ingredient that naturally occurs in breast milk might be used to prevent premature babies from developing a deadly intestinal condition.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 19, 2013 04:16 PM EDT
Research on rats indicate that high carbohydrate foods early in life may program the brain for obesity later on in life.
By Christine Hsu | Feb 05, 2013 07:16 PM EST
Researchers have known that women who breastfeed their babies are significantly less likely to develop ovarian cancer, but a new study has revealed that the longer a mother breastfeeds, the smaller her risk for developing the disease.
By Makini Brice | Jan 14, 2013 02:08 PM EST
The slogan "breast is best" is intended to highlight the various health benefits that babies receive from breastfeeding. However, a new study highlights that breastfeeding can have health benefits for moms as well.
By Amber Moore | Jan 07, 2013 09:38 AM EST
Many U.S. women share folk breastfeeding tips even though there isn't substantial proof of these remedies working.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 04, 2012 03:38 PM EST
The wife of one of China's top monkey trainers has revealed what she believes to be the key to his success: she breastfeeds his student monkeys to keep them happy.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 08, 2012 03:47 PM EST
Sweden may ban images of babies on all infant formula advertisements because the government believes that images of babies on formula products and ads could potentially idealize the use of formula and discourage mothers from breastfeeding.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 18, 2012 06:04 PM EDT
A 44-year-old mother of two who couldn't breastfeed her children has now turned to a rather unorthodox way of fulfilling her maternal desire by breastfeeding her 9-year-old daughter's pug.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 01, 2012 06:40 PM EDT
Researchers in New Zealand have genetically engineered a cow to produce milk with very little of the protein that causes allergic reaction in some children.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 26, 2012 02:17 PM EDT
Two male researchers have attempted to answer the age-old question: why are men obsessed with women's breasts?
By Christine Hsu | Sep 10, 2012 12:27 PM EDT
Children of mothers who suffer symptoms of depression in the first year after giving birth are significantly more likely to be shorter than their peers, according to a new study.
By Makini Brice | Sep 07, 2012 05:08 PM EDT
Researchers also found that the length of time being breastfed did not appear to affect their risk of depression later.