Infrequent or the absence of breastfeeding increases the risk of severe childhood obesity by 25 percent. Children who are at risk of developing obesity have poor health outcomes than those who were exclusively breastfed for six months.
Public Health May 1, 2019
A report said U.S. delegates tried to block a breastfeeding decree discussed during a World Health Organization assembly. The delegates allegedly wanted to omit a particular language of the resolution that highly encourages breastfeeding over formula milk.
Public Health July 10, 2018
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
An 11-month-old infant developed a rare case of scurvy. The condition emerged as a result of the infant being fed only with almond milk.
Life January 18, 2016