Snooki Gave Up Drinking After Breast Milk Scare: Why Breastfeeding And Alcohol Don’t Mix

By | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 17:58

Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi has reportedly changed her partying ways after a night of drinking made her breast milk impossible for her baby son, Lorenzo, to drink.

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Vaginal Births Without Epidural Anesthesia Lead To Happier Moms

By | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 18:44

Women who have a vaginal birth without epidural anesthesia are found to be happier moms.


Infants Fed Breast Milk Alongside Solid Food Face Lower Risk Of Food Allergies

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 15:06

Researchers say mothers should feed children breast milk for roughly 17 weeks before transitioning into a combination with solid food.


Britain Pays Mothers To Breastfeed Their Babies

By | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 20:07

Mothers who agree to breastfeed their babies will receive $200-320 shopping vouchers in an attempt to promote the practice.

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Chinese Officials Promote Breastfeeding By Tightening Rules, Citing Infant Formula Risks

By | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 14:15

The Chinese government hopes to boost China's breastfeeding rates to 50 percent by 2020.


Fighting HIV With Breast Milk

By | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 16:51

A protein in breast milk may protect newborns against HIV, a new study has found.

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Breastfeeding Mom Faces Contempt Charge After Refusing To Leave Son Home For Jury Duty [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 15:12

Laura Trickle, a breastfeeding mom, says she's shocked she was charged with contempt after bringing her son with her to jury duty.


For Breastfeeding Moms And Babies, Which Meds Are Safe?

By | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 13:49

A clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics gives a comprehensive review of the facts and myths about breastfeeding-friendly medications.

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Could Getting Pregnant Younger And Breastfeeding Protect You From Breast Cancer?

By | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 14:39

Researchers discover that full-term pregnancy before the age of 30 and breastfeeding for six months may protect non-smoking mothers from breast cancer.

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Breastfeeding Moms Hold 'Nurse-In' At A Chick-Fil-A

By | Sat, 08/10/2013 - 13:31

Just in time for World Breastfeeding Week, a group of mothers held a "nurse-in" at a Tennessee Chik-Fil-A after one of them was told her breastfeeding in the restaurant was making other parents uncomfortable.

French Woman Offers To Breastfeed Children Of Gay Couples; But Is It Safe?

Breastfeeding Diet: 7 Nutritious Foods For Mom To Satisfy Baby's Taste Buds

By | Mon, 08/05/2013 - 18:13

Learn the seven nutritious foods in your breastfeeding diet that will promote good health and satisfy you and your baby’s palettes.

Breast Milk Vs. Formula: Which Is Best For Your Baby?

Breast Milk Vs. Formula: Which Is Best For Your Baby?

By | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 10:48

Find out if breast milk or formula milk is best for you and your baby.

Breastfed Babies More Likely To Move Upward In Society

Breastfeeding Provides Social Advantages Later In Life

By | Mon, 06/24/2013 - 18:34

A new look at a massive intergenerational study of British-born people shows that breastfeeding confers advantages in social mobility with protection from downward spirals, among other health benefits.

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Brain Scans Reveal Breastfed Babies Develop Motor And Language Skills Faster Than Formula-Fed Infants

By | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 17:17

Babies who were exclusively breastfed showed faster brain development and higher performance in parts of the brain associated with language, motor control, and visual reception.

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Breast Feeding Behaviors Of Neanderthals May Explain Why Modern Humans Had Evolutionary Advantage

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 16:16

Close examination of barium metal in human, monkey, and Neanderthal teeth helped scientists understand weaning patterns that may explain an advantage modern humans hold over the brutes.