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WHO for stringent laws against breast milk substitutes

WHO recommends that babies are fed nothing but breast milk for their first 6 months, after which they should continue breastfeeding as well as eating other safe and nutritionally adequate foods until 2 years of age or beyond.

Breastfeeding stimulates brain development in preemies

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: We are all aware with the tremendous health benefits of breast feeding. Being rich in antibodies, it strengthens the immune system of your babies and help them fight against viruses bacteria.

 

Woman forced to dump 14.8 litres of breast milk at Heathrow

A US mother-of-two, who was forced to dump 14.8 litres of breast milk at security at London's Heathrow Airport, has spoken about her humiliation and the "incredibly unfair" security rules.

Human breast milk is complex than other mammals

After one month, when the infant begins developing an adaptive immune system of his or her own, the composition of breast milk transitions so that levels of maternal antibodies drop by more than 90 percent.

Women’s Day Special: Must-have accessories for new moms!

Here are a few ‘must-have accessories’ for new mothers, as listed down by Dr Madhavi Latha, Lactation Consultant.

Breast milk can help take down superbugs

There's a huge amount of research and a battery of safety checks to get through first before your doctor can prescribe you a course of lactoferrin.

What happens when adults try breast milk – Watch video

What happens when adults try breast milk – Watch video

Everybody knows that breast milk is the best food for the babies as it contains all the nutrients products which are essential for the new born. It is so good that doctors advise mothers to only breastfeed the baby for the initial six months. Breast milk contains the perfect amount of protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins and minerals. It is also easier than formula milk for babies to digest.

Breast milk nutrients may influence obesity risk

HMOs, a natural component of breast milk, are known to play a role in helping to develop the infant immune system.

How human breast milk stops inflammation

The team uncovered a profiling signature consisting of 20 molecules with pro-resolving properties.

'Newborns shouldn't be given formula immediately after birth'

Breastfeeding is definitely not an easy task, and it is even more challenging when mothers are working.

Breast pumps seen as solution for young working mothers

Not for nothing is the breast pump being seen as the solution for the young mothers who would otherwise have to quit their work to look after their newborns babies but also during health conditions that prevent them from breast feeding their child.

Jayalalithaa launches 352 lactating mothers' rooms, milk banks in Tamil Nadu

With an aim to help lactating mothers who are travelling, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Monday inaugurated, through video conferencing, 352 rooms in bus terminals across the state where women can feed their newborns.

Pesticides don't accumulate in mother's milk

Unlike other milks, pesticides do not accumulate in breast milk.

Now, breast milk sold online for athletes!

With surge of online sales, breast milk has become a commodity -- and not just for infants, says an editorial published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine.

Now, breast milk sold online for athletes!

With surge of online sales, breast milk has become a commodity -- and not just for infants, says an editorial published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine.

Breast milk more nutritious in China than US

Babies in China are treated to more nutritious breast milk than those in Mexico or the US, suggests a new research.

Breast milk protects premature babies from severe intestinal disease

Now, a new study conducted on mice has revealed how breast milk protects premature babies from severe intestinal disease.

Why online human breast milk may be harmful for babies?

A recent study revealed that human breast milk bought by parents over the internet is not safe enough as 10 percent of these milk samples contained added cow's milk.

Protein critical for breast milk production found

Australian researchers have discovered a protein critical for sustaining milk production in the breast, rendering it essential for survival of mammalian species.

Breast milk transfers good microbes to babies

 Babies get microbes from mother's milk that makes them "more ready" to digest solid food later in life, says a new study.