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Breastfeeding Mom Donates Her Milk To Babies In Need After Losing Her Own Child

A woman from Utah decided to donate her breast milk to those in need after her six-week-old child died. The woman already donated over 4,000 ounces.

Public Health March 6, 2017

Breastfeeding Mom Shares Story Of Losing Baby After He Accidentally Starved

Jillian Johnson, a mother who decided to breastfeed her son Landon, shares the story of his death after he accidentally starved. 'Breast is best, but follow with the bottle,' she says.

Public Health March 4, 2017

Breast-feeding Gone Bad: North Carolina Mom Outraged After Day Care Worker Breast-fed Her Son Without Consent

A North Carolina mother wants to press criminal charges against a day care worker who breast-fed her 3-month-old son without permission. The baby, who was lactose-intolerant, had to be hospitalized after the incident.

Life & Style February 9, 2017

Breast Milk Sugar May Protect Newborns Against Deadly Bacterial Infection

Newborn babies are susceptible to infections because they have not built up their immunity yet. Against a meningitis-causing bacteria, however, researchers have discovered that a certain breast milk sugar may have protective benefit.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 28, 2016

Key Prebiotics In Mom's Milk For Baby's Healthy Microbiome Also Found In Cow's Milk

Cow’s milk might contain some vital prebiotic similar to what mother's milk constitutes of, according to a new research. This prebiotic compound encourages the growth of a baby’s gut bacteria and ensures supply of essential nutrients to the baby.

April 20, 2016

Special Infant Formula Does Not Protect Babies From Asthma, Allergies

A new study found no consistent evidence that hydrolyzed infant formulas could lower the risk of asthma or autoimmune disorders in babies. Its researchers called for international infant feeding guidelines to stop recommending these products.

LIFE March 9, 2016

Breastfeeding Could Save More Than 800,000 Lives Every Year: Study

A new report from the World Health Organization and UNICEF found that breastfeeding provided a number of benefits to both mothers and children. Researchers discovered that the practice can help prevent 800,000 child deaths and 20,000 breast cancer deaths annually.

LIFE January 29, 2016

Protein From Breast Milk May Take Down Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

The increasing incidence of global antibiotic resistance has spurred scientists to find ways to take down superbugs. Now, a new study discovered that a certain protein from breast milk may just be the key to combating drug-resistant viruses and bacteria.

LIFE January 25, 2016

This Is What Happens When Adults Drink Human Breast Milk [Video]

Some adults have never drank breast milk probably because they were never breastfed when they were babies. In a new BuzzFeed video, volunteers were asked to taste breast milk, and the results were astounding.

LIFE December 16, 2015

Hormone In Mother's Milk May Influence Children's Social Behavior After Weaning

Breast milk is still best for babies in more ways than one. New research found levels of cortisol in breastfed babies to be less impulsive at six months.

LIFE October 20, 2015

Breast Milk Sold Online May Contain E.coli And Other Deadly Bacteria

A BBC reporter's investigation found that milk bought online can contain deadly bacteria like E.coli and thrush. Experts proved that the dangers of buying breast milk online is not worth the benefits it can bring.

LIFE October 14, 2015

Breastfeeding Support In US Hospitals Improving But CDC Says More Still Needs To Be Done

More hospitals are supporting new moms to breastfeed, but more improvements are needed. This is according to CDC's f latest Vital Signs report, which measured the percentage of hospital practicing the 'Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.'

LIFE October 7, 2015

Breast Milk Is Best For Babies But Moms Could Also Be Passing Harmful Chemicals, Experts Warn

Scientists conducted a study to find out how much of a widely-used chemical is transmitted to babies through breastfeeding. They found PFAS levels to increase in the blood of children and decrease after breastfeeding ended. There is no reason to discourage breastfeeding and there are no current laws to test PFAS transfer to children.

LIFE August 22, 2015

World Breastfeeding Week: How Breastfeeding Benefits Babies And Moms

Breastfeeding does not only provide benefits to babies, but to moms as well. In line with this, the World Breastfeeding Week is being held every year to promote the utmost importance and advantages of continuous breastfeeding.

LIFE August 3, 2015

IBM Loves Moms And Babies: Big Blue Plans To Launch Breast Milk Delivery Service For Working Mothers

Come September, working mothers at IBM will be able to take advantage of a breast milk delivery service when they are traveling.

LIFE July 15, 2015

Buying Breast Milk Online Is Risky Says Experts

Researchers buck the growing online breast milk craze, telling consumers that its magical effects to adults are not real.

LIFE June 18, 2015

Breast Milk Ice Cream Launched In The UK To Honor Royal Baby

Breast milk ice cream is back! The Licktators are launching 'Royal Baby Gaga' ice cream to celebrate the arrival of Royal Baby No. 2.

Society April 28, 2015

Alyssa Milano Rants On Twitter After Heathrow Security Confiscates Her Breast Milk

Actress Alyssa Milano turned to Twitter to express her disappointment on Heathrow Airport security for taking away her pumped breast milk. The airport explained that the confiscation of the breast milk is for security reasons.

Internet Culture April 11, 2015

Buying Breast Milk Online? Beware, It May Not Be What You Think

Breast milk sold online could contain cow's milk, and even high doses of bacteria. How serious is the problem?

LIFE April 6, 2015

Now You Can Buy Breast Milk Over The Internet And That's A Dangerous Thing

Breast milk bought online can be contaminated and dangerous for infants, researchers say. They call for more regulation on a fast-growing Internet activity.

Society March 25, 2015

Breastfeeding Babies May Lead Them To Become Smarter, Richer Adults, Claims New Study: Here's Why

A new study involving nearly 6,000 participants has shown that babies who were breastfed were more likely to become successful in life. They tend to be more educated, more intelligent and earn more.

LIFE March 18, 2015

Bodybuilders Are Slurping Breast Milk To Build Muscle But Is It A Good Idea?

The belief that breast milk can boost muscle building is wrong and the practice is unhealthy given potential for bacteria and disease, experts say. There is no scientific evidence that breast milk can do the adult body good.

LIFE February 18, 2015

MIT Breast Pump Hackathon: 'Mighty Mom' design grabs top prize

More than a hundred professionals came together for the first ever breast pump "Hackathon" to share ideas and collaborate on innovations to revolutionize breast pump technology to help mothers express milk more easily, comfortably, and affordably.

Internet Culture September 23, 2014

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