Breastfeeding

How breastmilk helps combat food allergies in newborns

How breastmilk helps combat food allergies in newborns

These protective cells also persist after antibodies from the mother are gone, promoting long-term tolerance to the food.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
Mumbai policeman suspended after towing car with woman breastfeeding infant

Mumbai policeman suspended after towing car with woman breastfeeding infant

The policeman reportedly claimed to have a video to counter the other side's version.

Nov 12, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
Breastfeeding within the first hour of birth is vital – Know why

Breastfeeding within the first hour of birth is vital – Know why

Breastfeeding is a healthy start for laying a strong foundation in the initial years as breast milk provides the energy and nutrients that an infant requires during this stage.

Sep 05, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Lactating mothers, take note! Stress can make breastfeeding difficult – This is how

Lactating mothers, take note! Stress can make breastfeeding difficult – This is how

Being burdened by stress has negative impact on the delicate health of a new mother as it can cause decrease in the breast milk and even delay it.

Aug 14, 2017, 11:17 AM IST
Early introduction to bovine milk could put your baby at risk; mother's milk best for newborns, say experts

Early introduction to bovine milk could put your baby at risk; mother's milk best for newborns, say experts

Cow's milk allergy is the most common food allergy in young children.

Aug 06, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Know how breastfeeding benefits mother and baby!

World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Know how breastfeeding benefits mother and baby!

Breastmilk provides the ideal nutrition for infants and also contains antibodies that helps them to fight off viruses and bacteria.

Aug 05, 2017, 12:29 PM IST
World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Nursing mothers should avoid these foods!

World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Nursing mothers should avoid these foods!

Breastfeeding moms should be very particular of the food they eat as it can affect their baby's health and behaviour

Aug 04, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Here's why you should breastfeed your baby!

World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Here's why you should breastfeed your baby!

Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child's good health and survival.

Aug 02, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
India among five countries responsible for most child deaths due to inadequate breastfeeding: UN report

India among five countries responsible for most child deaths due to inadequate breastfeeding: UN report

Breastfeeding not only helps prevent diarrhoea and pneumonia, two major causes of death in infants, it also helps reduce mothers' risk of ovarian and breast cancer, two leading causes of death among women.

Aug 02, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
'50% new mothers quit jobs for lack of breastfeeding facilities'

'50% new mothers quit jobs for lack of breastfeeding facilities'

Fifty per cent of working women in Indian metro cities feel that corporate houses lack breastfeeding facilities and nearly 54 per cent quit their jobs after giving birth to ensure that their newborns are breastfed, revealed a survey on Tuesday.

Aug 01, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
Breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of multiple sclerosis: Study

Breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of multiple sclerosis: Study

MS is a disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves.

Jul 16, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
Breastfeeding your baby for longer than required? You're putting them at risk of dental cavities later!

Breastfeeding your baby for longer than required? You're putting them at risk of dental cavities later!

Children who were breastfed for two years or longer had a 2.4 times higher risk of having severe cavities, compared to those who were breastfed for less than a year.

Jul 01, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Breastfeeding lowers mother's heart attack, stroke risk

Breastfeeding lowers mother's heart attack, stroke risk

Researchers said that women who breastfed their babies had about a 10 percent lower risk of developing heart disease or stroke later in life.

Jun 22, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Breastfeeding may cut chronic pain from C-section

Breastfeeding may cut chronic pain from C-section

Chronic pain after C-section delivery, lasting for more than three months, affects around one in five mothers. 
 

Jun 04, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Breastfeeding may lower the risk of uterine cancer: Study

Breastfeeding may lower the risk of uterine cancer: Study

Researchers at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute said that women who breastfed at least one child are at lower risk of contracting cancer of the uterus.

May 31, 2017, 21:30 PM IST
Video of weeping toddler trying to breastfeed on dead mother is heartbreaking

Video of weeping toddler trying to breastfeed on dead mother is heartbreaking

Her starving one-year-old son was crying, trying to wake her up and wonderring why she hasn't waken up. The hungry child was also trying to breastfeed on his dead mother.

May 26, 2017, 10:09 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh: Mother lays dead by tracks in Madhya Pradesh, child tries to breastfeed - Watch

Madhya Pradesh: Mother lays dead by tracks in Madhya Pradesh, child tries to breastfeed - Watch

People in Damoh, around 250 km from Bhopal, found the woman's body on Wednesday morning.

May 25, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
Pregnant or breastfeeding? Exposure to plastic chemical raises your child's risk for asthma

Pregnant or breastfeeding? Exposure to plastic chemical raises your child's risk for asthma

The chemical, called phthalates, can enter our bodies through the skin, foodstuffs or respiration.

May 05, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Top five superfoods for new mothers to increase lactation!

Top five superfoods for new mothers to increase lactation!

World Health Organization says that babies should be breastfed till they reach six months of age.

Dec 22, 2016, 01:43 AM IST

Infant, child mortality rates drop in Haryana: Minister

The multi-pronged strategy adopted by the Haryana government has helped to reduce IMR from 41 to 36 per thousand live births and CMR from 45 to 40 per thousand live births.

Oct 11, 2016, 09:54 AM IST