Breastfeeding

Many women choose to breastfeed their babies due to the significant health benefits provided over infant formula for both baby and mother. Any amount of breastfeeding has positive effects and the longer a child is breastfed for, the longer the health benefits will last for both baby and mother.

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Latest Breastfeeding News and Research

Scientists solve long-standing puzzle about how breastfeeding women's bones remain strong

Scientists solve long-standing puzzle about how breastfeeding women's bones remain strong

Baby boys more likely to achieve HIV cure or remission after in-utero infection

Baby boys more likely to achieve HIV cure or remission after in-utero infection

Math model suggests single-parent nursing evolved to fight off bad bacteria

Math model suggests single-parent nursing evolved to fight off bad bacteria

Maternal cell phone use associated with decrease in infants' speech development

Maternal cell phone use associated with decrease in infants' speech development

Researchers to investigate the link between breastfeeding and lower breast cancer risk

Researchers to investigate the link between breastfeeding and lower breast cancer risk

Human milk banks improve infant health but can't fully replace mother's milk

Human milk banks improve infant health but can't fully replace mother's milk

Research shows gut bacteria's role in mental resilience and reduced anxiety

Research shows gut bacteria's role in mental resilience and reduced anxiety

PFAS exposure in early life: Health risks and maternal-fetal transport mechanisms

PFAS exposure in early life: Health risks and maternal-fetal transport mechanisms

Federal nutrition initiative can offer infant feeding support and counseling to disabled parents

Federal nutrition initiative can offer infant feeding support and counseling to disabled parents

Early management of gestational diabetes can prevent maternal and child health complications

Early management of gestational diabetes can prevent maternal and child health complications

Paternal and maternal transplants boost infant gut health after cesarean delivery

Paternal and maternal transplants boost infant gut health after cesarean delivery

Access to urban vegetation can mitigate asthma risk for children, study finds

Access to urban vegetation can mitigate asthma risk for children, study finds

Rising syphilis cases highlight gaps in public knowledge on symptoms and treatment

Rising syphilis cases highlight gaps in public knowledge on symptoms and treatment

Western diet linked to higher wheezing rates in children

Western diet linked to higher wheezing rates in children

Exploring the biology behind maternal mental health disorders

Exploring the biology behind maternal mental health disorders

Study links PFAS exposure to increased cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women

Study links PFAS exposure to increased cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women

New treatment approach could offer longer lasting protection to people with breast cancer

New treatment approach could offer longer lasting protection to people with breast cancer

UN agencies warn of critical malnutrition crisis for children and mothers in war-torn Sudan

UN agencies warn of critical malnutrition crisis for children and mothers in war-torn Sudan

Study links low oxytocin levels to symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome

Study links low oxytocin levels to symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome

Study offers insight into early developmental risk factors for ADHD

Study offers insight into early developmental risk factors for ADHD

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