The research found that breastfeeding your baby for the recommended six months could lower the risk of endometrial cancer by 11%
Scientists have 'accidentally' discovered that a compound in breast milk could have cancer fighting properties.
Senator Larissa Waters breast fed her 11-week-old baby in Australian parliament, after returning from maternity leave.
Peter Andre's wife Emily has opened up about her guilt over not spotting her baby's tongue-tie sooner, but what is the health condition and how common is it?
Speaking on The Ellen Degeneres Show, Kim Kardashian has shared a genius breastfeeding hack for coping with sibling rivalry.
Socialite Tamara Ecclestone, 32, has divided her followers once again after posting another picture of herself breastfeeding her daughter, Sophia, 3.
Parenting blogger, Sophie Cachia AKA The Young Mummy, has appeared on the cover of Mother & Baby magazine while breastfeeding her baby daughter.
Sure, it's not the more orthodox approach, but it makes an important point about breastfeeding and women's freedom.
Experts have long been informing new mums about the benefits of breastfeeding. New research published in the journal Pediatrics has revealed that babies who were breastfed have the same cognitive development at five years old as their bottle-fed peers. The behaviour, vocabulary level and cognitive ability of 7,478 children was measured at age three and five and analysed in relation to whether or not they had been breastfed.
For many new mums breastfeeding can be fraught with hurdles and insecurities. It’s little wonder, therefore, that new research has revealed that though almost three-quarters (73%) of women in England start breastfeeding after giving birth, less that half (44%) are still doing so two months later. The survey of 500 mothers commissioned by Public Health England (PHE) found that fears about breastfeeding included that it could be painful (74%), prevent them taking medication (71%) and be embarrassing in front of strangers (63%).
In the journal, Acta Paediatrica, Dr McKenna, along with Dr. Lee Gettler, argued that there is no such thing as infant sleep and there is no such thing as breastfeeding — there is only breastsleeping. Dr McKenna believes that sharing a bed with a breastfed baby is natural, normal, and healthy.
Is it wrong to put breast milk in the work fridge? Mia Birdsong has been breastfeeding her infant son for six months and had been storing her breast milk in her office’s communal fridge after pumping at work. Birdsong said she was told she could no longer store her breast milk in any of the refrigerators on campus because it was against OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations and that she could either use a thermos or put the breast milk in the biohazard refrigerator, which contains blood and human waste.
While not everyone can or wants to nurse their newborn, for many mums breastfeeding their baby can be one of the most memorable moments of motherhood. From subtle, delicate inkings, to colourful scenes that span across entire bodyparts, the hashtag #breastfeedingtattoo on Instagram is awash with breastfeeding ink from women keen to symbolise the time they spent nursing their babies.
The latest celebrity to find himself on the receiving end of some rather critical dad-shaming is Peter Andre. “I love breast feeding its normal and beautiful but Not for social media,” one follower commented.
Experts have long been waxing lyrical about the amazing qualities of breast milk when it comes to feeding a baby. Not only does it offer them the perfect blend of nutrition, but breast milk also contains antibodies that can boost your child’s immune system. While, studies have also revealed this to be true, seeing the incredible powers of breast milk with your own eyes, is pretty darned amazing.
Sharing the image to her own Instagram, the daughter of Formula 1 mogul Bernie Ecclestone, offered praise to the photographer for capturing the touching image. “Thank you @ivetteivens for capturing this beautiful moment this is by far my favourite photograph but mainly thank you for spreading this message,” she wrote. Thank you @ivetteivens for capturing this beautiful moment this is by far my favourite photograph but mainly thank you for spreading this message.
A mum is hoping to press charges after a childcare worker was allegedly caught on video breastfeeding her son without permission. The mum from North Carolina claims to have recorded the video from security footage inside her three-month-old son’s nursery. According to ABC7 the clip shows the worker adjusting her top before bringing the child to her chest to breastfeed him.
When the 7-month-old became hungry and, “overwhelmed by the crowd,” she calmed him by feeding him, and shared a photo of the moment on Instagram.
The pope is cool with public breastfeeding. Public breastfeeding continues to be a hot-button issue in our society, and the celeb set has, of course, weighed in with their two cents on the issue, showing support for mothers who might feel shamed about making sure their babies are fed. Gisele Bündchen, Jaime King, and Candice Swanepoel are just a few of the celebrities who have shared breastfeeding selfies on social media, standing up for the practice against an unyielding, outdated force of people who insist it’s sexual and inappropriate.
No one can deny that Barbie is a woman of many talents – with careers spanning from being a firefighter to a ‘zoo doctor’. Betty Strachan believes that in order to tackle the stigma around breastfeeding, education is key, so she called the breastfeeding doll the ‘Mamas Worldwide Barbie’.