Home | Pregnancy and Childbirth | Breast Feeding

Breast Feeding

Breastfeeding decisions

Mothers concerned about their changing shape and appearance during pregnancy are less likely to breastfeed after their baby is born, new research ...

Breastfeeding trends good news for new mothers

There is no "average" pattern or set of rules when it comes to breastfeeding according to a recent study published in the ...

Canadian physicians lack knowledge and confidence about breastfeeding

OTTAWA — The results of a national research project to assess the breastfeeding knowledge, confidence, beliefs, and attitudes of Canadian physicians are available today in the Journal of Human Lactation. ... Full story

Breastfeeding Initiation and Success is Impacted by Diabetes Status of Mother

Columbus, OH - Women diagnosed with diabetes before or during pregnancy are less likely to initiate and continue breastfeeding their newborns than women without diabetes, a new study suggests. ... Full story

"Heredity is Not Destiny": Penn Study Reveals Breastfeeding, Birth Control Pills May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk Among Women with BRCA Gene Mutations

Analysis from Nation's Only BRCA-Focused Research Center Helps Refine Non-Surgical Risk Reduction Options for Women at High Risk of Ovarian Cancers ... Full story

Breastfeeding promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut

The nutritional factor that has the greatest impact on the development of a child's gut flora is whether the child is breastfed, according to a new study by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and the University of Copenhagen. The study shows that breastfeeding promotes the growth of beneficial lactic acid bacteria in the baby's gut flora, which are beneficial to the development of the child's immune system. ... Full story

Three of Four Heavily Breastfed Infants in Cincinnati Are Not Getting Needed Dietary Diversity Between 6 and 12 Months

Approximately three of every four Cincinnati infants heavily breastfeed after the age of six months is not obtaining the level of dietary diversity recommended by the World Health Organization, according to a new Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center study. ... Full story

Lower Birth Weight, Less Breastfeeding Linked to Adult Inflammation and Disease

Public awareness, interventions could help erode intractable disparities in health ... Full story

Proof that antidepressants and breastfeeding can mix

University of Adelaide researchers have found that women on antidepressant medication are more successful at breastfeeding their babies if they keep taking the medication, compared with women who quit antidepressants because of concerns about their babies' health. ... Full story

A passport to pregnancy

By Geoff Koehler - No one looking at Natasha James would consider her part of an older generation. ... Full story

1 2 3 4 next total: 38 | displaying: 1 - 10