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Human milk fights harmful bacteria other types can’t, researchers find

'Powerful' glycerol monolaurate can be added to infant formula and cows' milk.

What moms who breastfeed should eat

With the goal to have a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fluids, breastfeeding moms should eat five or six small meals a day instead of three large meals.

Breastfeeding exclusively for three months may lower a child’s risk of...

Infants exclusively breastfed for the first three months of life appear to have a lower risk of developing eczema in childhood.

Breastfeeding linked with a lower waist circumference years after giving birth

Researchers say waist circumference is a better predictor of long-term cardiometabolic and cardiovascular disease risk than BMI alone.

Breastfeeding in public and how to do it right

While many mothers will not entertain the thought of breastfeeding in public, there are many discreet ways to do it.

Breastfeeding tips for working mothers

New mothers can continue breastfeeding their babies even after returning to work and should not have to give up one to do the other.

Not eating? How to address your toddler’s lack of appetite

Some kids show disinterest during mealtimes possibly because they've been snacking between meals, drinking too many juices or being inactive.

Breastfeeding may help lower a woman’s risk of stroke later in...

New US research has added to the growing body of evidence that suggests that women who breastfeed may have a lower risk of stroke post-menopause.

Expert tips on how nursing mothers can help protect their babies...

August 1 to 7 marks World Breastfeeding Week 2018, celebrated every year to encourage and support breastfeeding to help improve the health of babies around the world.

World Breastfeeding Week 2018: 10 facts about breastfeeding

August 1 to 7 marks World Breastfeeding Week 2018, celebrated every year to encourage and support breastfeeding in an effort to improve the health of babies around the world.

Indian child dies from mother’s ‘snake bite’ breast milk

The 35-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh state did not realise she had been bitten when she woke and breastfed her daughter.

Probiotics during pregnancy tied to lower eczema risk for children

Probiotic use during pregnancy and lactation is associated with a 22% lower risk of children developing eczema.

Breastfeeding for 6 months cuts diabetes risk in half, study reveals

Researchers suggests that breastfeeding may unleash protective effects via hormones that act in the pancreas, controlling blood insulin levels and blood sugar.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women travelers underprotected from disease

Pregnant women are more susceptible to certain infectious diseases, including malaria and influenza, and in some cases experience more severe symptoms, the study team writes.

Asians all for breastfeeding… yet harassment persists

Campaigners say the reality often falls short due to conservative moral values or a lack of awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding Aussie senator in political first

Senator Larissa Waters returned to the upper house for the first time yesterday since giving birth and brought her child in for a feed during a vote.

Making every second and every sen count

MPs should have debated at length crucial topics such as Malaysia's economic performance, and how every sen should be spent, in view of slower growth expected next year.

820 moms and babies break old breastfeeding record

Mothers and babies gather at several locations in Petaling Jaya, Sarawak, Penang and Johor Baharu to beat the old record of 432.