'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.

'Breastfeeding' helps babies prepare stomachs to ingest solid food

 A new study has revealed that breastfeeding better prepares a baby's stomach for the transition to solid food, hence better equipping them for potentially an early life with fewer stomach woes.

British mother selling breast milk to fund Christmas

A cash-strapped mother-of-four in Britain has revealed that she is selling her breast milk and plans to fund Christmas expenses with it, media reported.

Woman uses breast milk to rob store!

In one of the most bizarre incidents of all times, according to an international daily, the most unthinkable kind of robbery took place in Germany. A woman entered a pharmaceutical store, speaking in an unfamiliar language, making everyone around a little hassled, reportedly.

Why some mothers extend breastfeeding

Mothers who decide to breastfeed their children beyond one year of age are driven more by their concerns for their children's physical and social development than the advice of health care professionals, family and friends, found a research.

Breast milk protects newborns from 'lethal' intestinal disorder

A new research has revealed that proteins found in breast milk protect newborn infants from devastating intestinal disorder.

Human milk acts as medicine for critically ill babies: Study

While human milk is the best food for infant, a new study has revealed that it can also work as a medicine for critically ill babies.

Now, soap made out of breast milk that can prevent nappy rash

An inventive mum in China has created soap made out of breast milk that is proving to be quite a hit.

Antidepressants and breastfeeding can mix: Study

Women on antidepressants are more successful at breastfeeding their babies if they keep taking the medication, a new study has found.

Probiotics not helpful for tots with colic

Researchers have found that Probiotics do not help infants with colic.