China's State Council is considering an amendment to the current advertising law that would prohibit advertising of infant milk formulas. The ban on ads for infant formula is an attempt to tackle the low levels of breast-feeding across the country.
New research has discovered that a baby’s diet during the first few months of life influences the microbes in the baby’s gut. In turn, this influences baby’s ability to move from milk to solid foods and it could also affect health in later life.
Breastfeeding babies could be crankier than bottle-fed babies, and new mothers should be informed this heightened irritability is natural, a new study by the Medical Research Council (MRC) in Cambridge, England suggested.
Do you tell your kids no from time to time? Did you breastfeed? Do you want your kids to achieve greatness? Chances are your children are doing well then. A British study is showing that being a traditional parent is a good way to have well adjusted kids.
Quick. What is a woman called when she breast-feeds her child AND talks on the phone AND chews out a fellow motorist--while driving a car? Well, in Kettering, Ohio she is called “charged with child endangerment.”
Taking the drug nevirapine may help prevent HIV in babies with HIV-positive mothers who breast feed but if they do come down with the virus there is a greater chance that the infant will have drug-resistant HIV.
A group of irritated women calling themselves “lactivists” are after some justice after images of breastfeeding women were removed and some members banned for posting “obscene” content. If that sounds archaic, wait till you read the article.