How breastfeeding is linked to being a righty or lefty

Children breastfed for longer than nine months were associated with the prevalence for righthandedness.

Jan 09, 2019, 12:27 PM IST

Air hostess breastfeeds hungry baby onboard flight as mother runs out of formula milk, wins accolades

Patrisha shared her experience on her profile on Facebook, saying that breastfeeding the child made her flight a special one.

Nov 13, 2018, 07:07 AM IST

Kajal Raghwani turns reel-life mother, breastfeeds baby for 'Sangharsh'

Produced by Ratnakar Kumar, the film has been co-produced by Hemant Gupta. 

Aug 14, 2018, 13:45 PM IST

Three in every five newborns not breastfed in first hour of life

According to UNICEF and WHO report, newborns who breastfeed in the first hour of life are significantly more likely to survive.

Jul 31, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

Breast is best: Pamela Anderson bats for breastfeeding, writes to UN

The disapproval of the resolution by the US government has garnered a lot of criticism and strong reactions from people.

Jul 11, 2018, 18:37 PM IST

Here's why breastfeeding is important for infants

A new study has revealed that breastfeeding can protect the high-birthweight infants from being overweight or obese in childhood.

Mar 19, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Breakthrough? In a world's first, transgender woman able to breastfeed her baby

When her pregnant partner decided against breastfeeding their baby, she sought help from the doctors at Mt Sinai's Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.

Feb 14, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

Breastfeeding can be a challenge, say experts. Nine secrets every mom should know

As the experts say breastfeeding is a learning process in which both the counterparts are learning, hence it needs a lot of patience and it may take a few days to weeks to master it. 

Jan 23, 2018, 19:15 PM IST

Breastfeeding your baby for 6 months can halve the risk of diabetes

The findings indicated that women who breastfed for six months or more had a 47 percent reduction in their risk of developing type-2 diabetes compared to those who did not breastfeed at all.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:40 PM IST

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

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 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

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

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!

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!

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!

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

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'

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

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

Jul 16, 2017, 11:45 AM IST