Breastfeeding News and Research

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Nevirapine effective in reducing the risk of transmission of HIV at birth

Nevirapine effective in reducing the risk of transmission of HIV at birth

Cheap AIDS drugs may help prevent HIV in babies in Thailand

Cheap AIDS drugs may help prevent HIV in babies in Thailand

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons

Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma

Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

New risk factors associated with inflammatory bowel disease

New risk factors associated with inflammatory bowel disease

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Mothers infected with HIV who breast feed risk infecting infants

Mothers infected with HIV who breast feed risk infecting infants

Link between adult leg length and coronary heart disease in women

Link between adult leg length and coronary heart disease in women

FDA warns against use of domperidone to increase milk production

FDA warns against use of domperidone to increase milk production

Changing practices may raise African American women's breast cancer risk

Changing practices may raise African American women's breast cancer risk

Survey suggests mothers unaware of health benefits of soy for formula fed babies

Survey suggests mothers unaware of health benefits of soy for formula fed babies

Bacteria found in the mouth can block the HIV virus

Bacteria found in the mouth can block the HIV virus

Boston Medical Center awarded grant to support breastfeeding

Boston Medical Center awarded grant to support breastfeeding

Faster growing babies are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke

Faster growing babies are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke

Baby food companies exposed as evidence presented to UK Parliament and Lancet study reinforces list of health risks of artificial feeding

Baby food companies exposed as evidence presented to UK Parliament and Lancet study reinforces list of health risks of artificial feeding

Breastfeeding decreases risk of heart disease later in life

Breastfeeding decreases risk of heart disease later in life

Baby food companies to be exposed as international monitors present evidence at UK Parliament

Baby food companies to be exposed as international monitors present evidence at UK Parliament

New mums are being urged to give breastfeeding a go

New mums are being urged to give breastfeeding a go