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Secret of rich milk production during lactation found

Breast cells develop two nuclei as the lactation process to nurture the newborn begins, researchers said, uncovering one of the secrets to rich milk production.

Enjoy the goodness of Fenugreek this winter

Fenugreek (methi in Hindi) is a popular winter vegetable in India. It is also used as herb and as a spice. Protein, potassium, Vitamins A, B, B3, C, and E, and phytoestrogen are some of the nutrients packed inside this plant.

Cats adapt food selection to meet demands of lactation

Lactating cats not only increase their total calorie consumption, they also significantly alter the make-up of their diet to meet the demands of feeding a litter, a new study has found.

Insulin helps new mums with breastfeeding problems lactate

A new study has looked into insulin`s role in lactation success among mothers have difficulty in making enough milk to breastfeed their babies.

Lactation protein suppresses tumours and metastasis in breast cancer

A study has shown that a protein that is necessary for lactation in mammals also acts as a tumour suppressor in breast cancer.

Love hormone helps new mums combat fear

Brain speedily delivers the hormone oxytocin — which new mothers have in elevated levels, starting with childbirth — to where it’s needed, freeing them to protect their young.

Common antidepressant drugs linked to delayed lactation

Women who take commonly used forms of antidepressant drugs may experience delayed lactation after giving birth and may need additional support to achieve their breastfeeding goals, according to a new study.

Common antidepressant drugs linked to delayed lactation

Women who take commonly used forms of antidepressant drugs may experience delayed lactation after giving birth and may need additional support to achieve their breastfeeding goals, according to a new study.