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  • Lisa Haydon on breastfeeding her kid: Was told I’m not a cow

    Mumbai: Actress-model Lisa Haydon was widely trolled for sharing a photograph of herself as she breastfed her son Zack last year. She says there were many times she faced “uncomfortable” questions and comments, but she still stands by the fact that it is healthy for mothers to breastfeed their babies.

  • World Breastfeeding Week: Breastfeeding creates everlasting bond with child

    Indore: A mother not only brings a new life to the earth but she is capable of providing nutrition, strength, immunity and protection to the child through breastfeeding. Due to lack of nursing rooms in the city, many new mothers face the challenge of feeding their babies when they move out of homes.

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    Cleavage ok, not breastfeeding

    It’s the most natural thing in the world. Everybody’s done it. Breastfeeding, that is. The majority of 7.5 billion homo sapiens have been breastfed and at least 200 million are still ‘on the breast’. Yet, most of us will be hard put to recall real-life memories of the mammary gland being put to use as nature intended.

  • Mara Martin walks on runway while breastfeeding

    Miami: Model Mara Martin made a statement when she breastfed her five-month-old daughter while she was on the ramp for a fashion show. The magazine Sports Illustrated, which is famous for its annual Swimsuit Issue, was championing motherhood and breastfeeding at its recent model casting competition.

  • Urban women don’t breastfeed for fear of losing figure: Anandiben Patel

    Indore, Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has said that women in urban areas do not breastfeed their children as they fear it will spoil their figure.”Even today, women in cities believe that it (breastfeeding) will spoil their figure, which is why they do not breastfeed their children. They start bottle feeding their children,” Patel said yesterday during a programme at an anganwadi centre in Kashipuri here.”If the children are

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    Mumbai shocker: 25-year-old woman molested while breastfeeding baby in hospital

    Mumbai: In a very shocking incident, a 25-year-old woman was allegedly molested inside Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) while she was breastfeeding her baby. The incident took place on Monday, with the woman who had delivered a baby just four days ago by C-section, at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital (Kalwa civil hospital).

  • Mumbai: Nurses come up with own version of ‘Sonu’ song to encourage breastfeeding

    Mumbai: In a rather surprising turn of events, nurses from Jerbai Wadia Hospital in Parel have come up with their own version of much publicised ‘Sonu’ song (Sonu Tuza Mazyavar Bharosa Nahi Kay) to promote breastfeeding among new mothers. The initiative is a part of the World Breastfeeding Week that wrapped up on Monday, August 7 to encourage mothers to breastfeed.

  • Mumbai: Soon, breastfeeding rooms in all civic hospitals

    Mumbai: As the world observes breastfeeding week in August to focus attention on the promotion and taking a sensitive step towards lactating mothers, city health officials said all all civic-run hospitals will soon have a separate ‘Breastfeeding room’ (Hirkani Kaksh) on hospital premises.

  • ‘Breastfeeding may protect moms from cancer, heart disease’

    Washington: Breastfeeding may not only be beneficial for babies, but also for their mothers – protecting them from premature death and serious diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, a new study has claimed.

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    Stop mom-shaming those wanting to breastfeed 

    Even as the World Breastfeeding Week is being observed year after year, shaming of women who feed their infants in public continues brazenly. It is strange that men can urinate in public but women cannot feed in public! Even as we are in 2016, feeding in public is frowned upon, targeted and shamed. Women are compelled to leave home post delivery, whatever be the reason. And the baby does feel hungry. And no,

  • Breastfeeding may lower ear infection risk in babies

    New York: Feeding at the breast may be healthier than feeding pumped milk from a bottle for reducing the risk of ear infection in babies, says a study.  The researchers also found that feeding breast milk compared with formula may reduce the risk of diarrhoea in the first 12 months of life.

  • Secret of rich milk production during lactation revealed

    Sydney: Breastfeeding is essential for enabling newborns grow and develop well. A team of Australian researchers have discovered the secret behind this: breast cells develop two nuclei as the breast switches to lactation and nurtures the newborn. According to researchers, this change begins to occur in late pregnancy with the generation of a vast number of cells with two nuclei.These cells are milk-producing factories and the two nuclei disappear at the cessation

  • Breastfeeding cuts liver disease risk during teenage

    Sydney: Women who maintain a healthy body mass index and breastfeed their babies exclusively for at least six months can help reduce the risk of children developing liver disease during their adolescence, finds a new study.

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    Breastfeeding may reduce aggressive breast cancer risk

    New York: Women who breastfeed may have up to 20 percent reduced risk of developing an aggressive form of breast cancer called hormone-receptor negative, says a new study. More commonly diagnosed in women under age 50, hormone-receptor-negative (HRN) breast cancers are more likely to be aggressive and life-threatening.