Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 16:56
An intervention that succeeded in improving the duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding during infancy did not result in a lower risk of overweight or obesity among the children.
Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 16:13
A children`s charity has said that the lives of 95 babies could be saved every hour if mothers started breastfeeding their newborns in the hour after their birth.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 13:45
Breastfeeding babies can reduce a mother`s risk of ovarian cancer by nearly two-thirds, and the longer she continues to do it the greater the protection against the illness, researchers say.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 15:57
Breastfeeding to a child for the first six months is crucial for preventing infant mortality and malnutrition.
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.