Smoking during pregnancy can harm the developing foetus and mothers who smoke while they are pregnant or breast feeding may damage the future fertility of their sons.
Actress Jaime King says there is nothing wrong if a mother breast feeds her child in public.
Beyonce, who flaunted her post-baby body in Shape magazine, said that a mix of breast-feeding, dieting and exercise helped her to lose weight.
Breast-feeding can reduce the risk for estrogen receptor-negative and progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer
Lara Dutta, who recently gave birth to a baby girl with husband Mahesh Bhupathi, today said that breast feeding has helped her to tone up her body after seven months of motherhood.
Children breast fed for the first six months of their birth are 1.5 times more likely to develop a nut allergy than those exposed to other foods and fluids, says a study.
In India 75 percent of mothers fail to participate in the early initiation of breast feeding.
Role of breast milk in protection against various forms of cancer has been known, but what makes it do so has remained a mystery.
Hungry newborns are guided to their mother’s breast by their noses because of a fluid with a smell that they find irresistible.
Breast feeding can help bring down infant mortality rate in the country by nearly 10 percent, say experts at AIIMS.
Babies who are exclusively breast-fed for six months or more are less likely to develop symptoms of asthma in early childhood, new research suggests.
Miranda Kerr posted a picture on her Twitter page that showed her breastfeeding her baby while on a shoot.
Breast feeding for longer stretches could be a safe way to help babies develop bigger brains.
Mothers who smoke not only damage their children during pregnancy but can also negatively affect their development in the breast-feeding phase.
Scientists have claimed that breast milk improves the functioning of babies genes.
MNCs in Vietnam sell baby formula so aggressively that they routinely stretch and sometimes break laws designed to promote breastfeeding, a probe has found.
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