Researchers reported that breastfeeding transfers iodine to infants.
A call for the testing of umbilical cord blood for levels of a growth protien has been made by experts. They suspect that it could predict an infant’s propensity to develop autism at later stage.
Mothers who hold their babies right after birth are more likely to breastfeed, a new study suggests.
Breast may be best for babies, but new research reveals that the same can't be said for breast milk sold on the Internet.
Probiotics may prevent or treat excessive infant crying, according to a new study.
Mothers who sleep with their babies tend to breastfeed for longer, a new study reveals.
Women who use IVF and who have cesareans before going in to labor are significantly less likely to breastfeed their children, according to a new study.
An eight-moth-old boy in Sacramento, California died of an overdose after drinking his mother's milk.
Breastfeeding passes on 'good' bacteria from the mother to baby. A new study reveals that breast milk transfers good bacteria from the mother's gut to the baby's digestive system.
Australian researchers report that policies regarding maternity leave should be adjusted since breastfeeding exclusively can take up a lot of time.
Breast really is best for mother and baby- but only if mom doesn't smoke. A new study found that breastfeeding for more than six months can protect nonsmoking mothers against breast cancer.
Breastfeeding can lower the risk of obesity, according to a new Japanese study.
A mother's personality predicts whether she'll breastfeed or turn to the bottle, a new study suggests.
More moms are breastfeeding than ever before, a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Children who are breastfed longer have better receptive language at three years of age and verbal and nonverbal intelligence at seven years of age, a new study suggests.