Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 15:50
Women who breastfeed their children are less likely to develop diabetes in later life
Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 14:08
In a new study, researchers have shown that a mammal begins to suckle its mother’s milk through a learned response built on learning her unique combination of smells.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 17:22
Keeping the mother and her newborn in the same room every hour of the day encourages breastfeeding at least in the short term, researchers say.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 18:27
People who were breast-fed as infants may have a lower risk of depression in adulthood, a new study has claimed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 15:48
A unique property in breast milk promotes gut bugs that give infants greater immunity from infections than any infant formula, according to a US study.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 19:38
Certain bioactive components found in human milk are associated with a reduced risk of HIV transmission from an HIV infected mother to her breast-fed infant, researchers say.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 13:42
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated from August 1 to 7 each year in more than 170 countries to promote breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 13:19
MP govt in collaboration with UNICEF is set to launch a more than one month-long campaign from Wednesday to bring awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding.