Breast-Feeding News

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5/19/2015
Antidepressants Ease Postpartum Depression, Study Finds

But breast-feeding moms should talk with doctor about risks and benefits of drugs, researchers say

5/12/2015
New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health Warnings

In rare cases, a woman metabolizes the drug faster, getting too much into breast-milk

5/7/2015
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival

Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

5/5/2015
Preemie Girls Feed Sooner Than Boys, Study Finds

Their eating timetable affects release date from hospital

4/30/2015
Sharing Breast Milk May Pose Risks Women Haven't Considered

Survey shows few ask about health of donor, discuss option with doctor

4/28/2015
Breast-Feeding May Lower Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death: Study

Strongest benefit seen in most common types of tumors, researchers say

4/17/2015
For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two

U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

4/6/2015
Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds

Untested samples may also harbor bacteria, viruses, experts say

3/31/2015
Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness

It's packed with even a wider level and variety of proteins than that of monkeys, study finds

3/18/2015
Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests

But many factors determine IQ, not just mother's milk, experts note

2/27/2015
When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

2/23/2015
Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System

Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

2/5/2015
Exclusive Breast-Feeding May Ease Transition to Solid Food

Formula appears to change composition of gut bacteria, researchers say

12/5/2014
Longer Breast-Feeding May Protect Infants at Risk for Obesity

Those who drank mother's milk for less than 2 months were more likely to gain extra weight

10/22/2014
Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes

Potential benefits for both mom and baby

10/1/2014
Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

9/30/2014
Health Tip: Curbing Nighttime Nursing

Feed baby more during the day

9/26/2014
Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women

Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

9/23/2014
Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds

CMV dangerous for low birth weight infants, but mom can be tested before delivery to see if she carries virus

9/9/2014
Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease

Contains a protein, not found in formula, that helps prevent gastrointestinal damage, researchers say

9/4/2014
Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track

New moms can use encouragement, support, expert says

9/4/2014
Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds

Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

9/3/2014
Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing

Beef up your diet for baby's health

8/21/2014
Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests

Maternity care practices differ in neighborhoods with more black residents than average, CDC research finds

7/18/2014
Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans

Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals

6/10/2014
Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish

Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

5/16/2014
Surgery Isn't Only Option for Women With Ovarian Cancer Genes

Breast-feeding, birth control pills and getting fallopian tubes tied may also cut cancer risk, study finds

4/29/2014
'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity

Experts say they're safer than online milk-sharing sources

4/17/2014
Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood

Study of more than 10,000 people suggests these infants may someday have more health problems

3/17/2014
TV Time, Feeding Habits Set Babies Up for Obesity: Study

Practices that foster weight gain are common among U.S. parents, researchers say

2/18/2014
Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later

Small study found mothers tend to continue formula use at home

1/7/2014
Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study in China finds risk cut nearly in half after nursing

11/18/2013
Breast Milk With Solid Foods Might Stave Off Allergies

Study also found waiting until 17 weeks to introduce solids is key

10/21/2013
Bottle-Feeding May Raise Risk of Stomach Obstruction in Infants

Study also found older age of mother increased chances of serious condition

10/21/2013
Breast Milk Bought Online May Contain Harmful Germs: Study

Nearly three-quarters of samples from an Internet milk-sharing site contained microbes that could make a baby sick

10/17/2013
Children of Teen Mothers Don't Have Mental Disadvantage, Study Suggests

But language delay was noted in kids born to youngest moms

10/10/2013
Breast-Feeding After Implants Won't Cause Sagging, Study Finds

Any changes result from pregnancy, not nursing, doctors say

10/7/2013
Probiotics Not Shown to Soothe Babies' Colic, Review Finds

Experts say parents should check with doctors for excessive crying, fussiness

10/4/2013
Mexican Women's Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Breast-Feeding?

Having more than 3 children also appeared to raise risk for aggressive breast disease, study suggests

9/25/2013
Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy May Affect Infants' Fine Motor Skills

Study did not find similar link when babies were exposed through breast-feeding

9/24/2013
Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding

But suffocation risk outweighs benefit of moms sleeping with infants, experts say

9/23/2013
Breast-Feeding Problems Common for First-Time Moms

They need support after hospital discharge, study recommends

9/18/2013
8/26/2013
Most Medications OK During Breast-Feeding, Report Says

Mothers may be able to take needed drugs while nursing

8/22/2013
Breast-Feeding May Pass Good Bacteria From Mom to Baby

Study found same beneficial strains in the guts of mother and child, as well as in breast milk

8/15/2013
Breast-Feeding May Protect Some Women Against Breast Cancer

Study found tumors were discovered later in life in nonsmoking patients who breast-fed longer than six months

8/12/2013
Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Child Obesity

Large Japanese study looked at schoolchildren aged 7 and 8

8/9/2013
Health Tip: Got Enough Breast Milk?

Suggestions to help boost supply

8/6/2013
Mother's Personality Influences Breast-Feeding Decision, Study Finds

Introverted, anxious moms may need extra support, researcher says

7/31/2013
Most U.S. Babies Are Now Breast-Fed, CDC Says

Rate of infants who were ever breast-fed rose to 77 percent by 2010, report shows