Category: Breast Feeding

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Moms Can Pump On-The-Go With The Willow Wearable Breast Pump!

One of the products that took CES in Las Vegas by storm this week was the Willow Wearable Breast Pump. Designed without cords or tubes, this unique pump fits in your bra so you can pump on-the-go discreetly.

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Is it Possible to Vaccinate a Baby Without Actually Vaccinating the Baby?

While it has long been known that breastfeeding provides infants with immunity protection, science couldn’t really give a definitive answer on how the “passive immunity” process works. A University of California Riverside study may provide some answers. Yet it may also spark more questions. For example, is it possible to vaccinate a baby without actually and actively vaccinating the baby themselves? And if so, when should this practice be exercised?

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Study: Induced Labor Not Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Currently 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) is identified as having autism spectrum disorder(ASD). These numbers have skyrocketed over the past 20 years, which has left researchers scrambling to determine what factors may be behind the neurodevelopmental disorder.

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Research Finds More Amazing Breast Milk Benefits

More new research suggests added benefits for babies fed with “amazing” breast milk, saying that breast-feeding moms give their infants antibodies along with microbes that help build a healthy gut immune system.

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Heroic Policewoman Breastfeeds Abandoned Baby

Would you nurse a starving baby if you were able to? This wasn’t even a question for a policewoman in a west Columbian village after she was dispatched to a remote area of the forest where a newborn had been abandoned.

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Nurse Breastfeeds Baby To Calm Him Down For Surgery

With permission from a baby’s father, one nurse in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province acted as a wet nurse when a panicked 1-month-old boy was inconsolable just before surgery.

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6 Ways to Breastfeed Your Baby

Although breastfeeding is the most natural way to provide nutrients to your baby, it takes practice for both mom and baby, and a lot of patience before both find a flow. This is true, even for “seasoned” breastfeeders who have other children because, as most parents parents know, every child and postpartum experience is different.

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Study Says Breastfeeding Transfers Industrial Chemicals to Infants

An alarming discovery was found in a new study on perfluorinated alkylate substances, or PFASs, in breast milk. PFASs are a widely used class of industrial chemicals linked with cancer and interference with immune function. And according to a Harvard study published this week, PFASs build up in infants by 20-30% for each month they are breastfed.

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8 Ways to Naturally Boost Milk Supply

Nearly every new mother wonders if she is producing enough milk for her baby. The good news is there are many safe, natural and effective ways to increase your milk production. Try these simple methods to give your supply a jump start.

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Judge Overturns Breastfeeding Ban For Mom With Tattoos

An Australian Family Court has overturned an earlier ruling by a judge banning a mom from breastfeeding her child after it was revealed that she recently received two new tattoos.

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Study: Breastfeeding Protects Babies from Environmental Pollution

We all know that pollution is bad for us, but when you live in a big city, there isn’t much you can do about. But, according to researchers, there IS something you can do for your baby to help protect them . . . breastfeed!