Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 17:34
A global annual investment of $17.5 billion in interventions to universalize optimal breastfeeding can prevent millions of babies from infant deaths.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 23:30
Lack of awareness about breastfeeding is not limited to the poor and vulnerable sections of society, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahuwalia said today.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 19:57
Giving a baby solid food besides breast milk after the 17th week of its birth helps it develop a better, stronger immune system to fight food allergies, new research has found.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 11:34
A new study has proposed that protein called insulin-like growth factor (IGF), which is delivered via breastfeeding, could help predict an infant`s propensity to later develop autism.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 18:36
Unlike other children of his age, four-year-old Nirmal Mandal is still learning how to walk on his legs. He still crawls like a baby.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 19:10
A new study has revealed that skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby in the delivery room is linked positively to an increased likelihood for exclusive breastfeeding.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 22:49
Infants who are bottle-fed are more likely to develop hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS), a form of stomach obstruction, than those who are breastfed, according to US researchers.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 10:32
UNICEF China has launched a mobile application that enables its users to locate breastfeeding rooms in public places in different cities.