Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 15:49
Breastfeeding for more than six months can protect women against breast cancer, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 13:40
Breastfeeding has been linked to decreased risk of overweight and obesity among school children, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 19:02
A modern and sophisticated breast milk bank, stated to be the first in India in the public sector, was today inaugurated here at the premier state-run SSKM hospital by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 20:28
New mothers who are more extroverted and less anxious are more likely to breastfeed for longer than those who are introverted or anxious, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 19:18
Children who are breastfed are more likely to recover from stuttering and return to fluent speech, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 10:59
Mothers who breastfeed run a lower risk of developing Alzheimer`s, with longer periods of breastfeeding further reducing the risk, a new study suggests.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 23:06
Assam has the distinction of having a high rate of breastfeeding among mothers but its overall practice needs improvement for health growth of the infant.
Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 00:41
Convincing a new mother or a family on breastfeeding a newborn within an hour of birth or up to six months continues to be a tough task, activists and experts say.