Breastfeeding News and Research

Latest Breastfeeding News and Research

Combination antiretroviral drug therapy may reduce the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission

Combination antiretroviral drug therapy may reduce the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission

Would boosting the oxytocin (OT) hormonal system lead to longer breast-feeding?

Would boosting the oxytocin (OT) hormonal system lead to longer breast-feeding?

Women beware of black cohosh, red clover and ginseng!

Women beware of black cohosh, red clover and ginseng!

HIV testing of all pregnant women recommended

HIV testing of all pregnant women recommended

Despite WHO/UNICEF push for “rooming-in,” mothers and babies being separated at birth

Despite WHO/UNICEF push for “rooming-in,” mothers and babies being separated at birth

Intervention program reduces asthma in children

Intervention program reduces asthma in children

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Low-income women are more likely to breastfeed when given health education

Low-income women are more likely to breastfeed when given health education

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction

Breastfeeding advocates help communities latch onto a good idea

Breastfeeding advocates help communities latch onto a good idea

Australian Medical Association indigenous health report card focuses on low birth weight babies

Australian Medical Association indigenous health report card focuses on low birth weight babies

Birth weight and breastfeeding in infancy may affect premenopausal breast cancer risk

Birth weight and breastfeeding in infancy may affect premenopausal breast cancer risk

Integrated approach to child survival achieving important results

Integrated approach to child survival achieving important results

Broken bones may reduce risk of ovarian cancer

Broken bones may reduce risk of ovarian cancer

Call for action on static Australian breastfeeding rates

Call for action on static Australian breastfeeding rates

War on AIDS needs food

War on AIDS needs food

Breastfeeding causes nearly 40 percent of all pediatric HIV infections

Breastfeeding causes nearly 40 percent of all pediatric HIV infections

Breast cancer detector that uses electricity instead of X-rays

Breast cancer detector that uses electricity instead of X-rays

Babies who gain weight rapidly during their very first week of life may be more likely to be overweight as young adults

Babies who gain weight rapidly during their very first week of life may be more likely to be overweight as young adults

Experimental vaccine targeting West Nile virus

Experimental vaccine targeting West Nile virus