Wisconsin sheriff says expressing milk for a newborn while behind bars is a ‘privilege’
By looking within families, research takes into account factors like parental education, household income and race
Donated or sold breast milk contains bacteria and sometimes salmonella
A new study suggests that breastfeeding and bedsharing may go hand in hand, but while more data supports breastfeeding, the studies aren’t as definitive about parents sleeping in the same bed as their infants.
While nearly all mothers start breast-feeding their newborns, about half stop after a few weeks. The latest study explains why.
Recent studies questioned whether breastfeeding can lower rates of obesity among kids, and the latest analysis will only add to the confusion.
A new study solidifies the connection between breast-feeding and intelligence, but it’s not the only way that mom can influence youngsters’ IQ, even before birth.
Studies suggest that breast-feeding can be good for a baby’s health, and now there’s fresh evidence that it may help children to climb the social ladder as well.
Thanks to public-health messages, everyone pretty much knows that breast-feeding is beneficial for baby. But it’s also really good for mom, and now a new study quantifies just how good.
One of the surprising ways to boost breast-feeding rates among new moms may involve formula, according to the latest research.
Breastfeeding is no magic bullet against obesity, according to research that contradicts previously held beliefs about the scope of human milk’s capability.
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
The problem isn’t free formula samples at hospitals, but a lack of trained professional help for women with serious breastfeeding problems.