Breast-Feeding News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/28/2008
Breast-Feeding Protected Mice From Asthma

Mothers conferred immunity to allergen; not known if findings apply to humans

1/17/2008
Malnutrition Responsible for a Third of Child Deaths Worldwide

Report also found it accounted for 11% of international disease burden

1/7/2008
Breast-Feeding Seems to Protect Against Some Allergies

It helps high-risk infants prone to eczema, asthma and food allergies, report suggests

1/6/2008
Breast Is Best for Reducing Stress

Early breast-feeding may bolster kids' ability to handle anxiety

11/5/2007
Breast-Feeding Confers Long-Term Heart Benefits

Lower body mass, high levels of good cholesterol combat cardiovascular disease, study says

11/3/2007
Successful Breast-Feeding

Most women need help and support to do it well, experts say

10/1/2007
Breast-Feeding Doesn't Contribute to Cavities

Toddler tooth troubles more likely linked to poverty, maternal smoking, study says

9/14/2007
Health Tip: Do's and Don'ts While Breastfeeding

What new moms eat is still important

9/4/2007
Nicotine in Breast Milk Shortens Baby's Naptime

Study finds a 37% reduction in total sleep when moms smoked before feeding

8/17/2007
FDA Warns of Codeine Risk for Some Nursing Mothers

Some women metabolize the drug quickly, raising chance of morphine overdose for baby

4/20/2007
Studies Assess Risk of Developing Primary, Secondary Cancers

Genetics, lifestyle, environment interact to cause disease, researchers say

1/31/2007
Health Tip: If You Decide to Breast-Feed

Suggestions to get you started

12/11/2006
Epidural During Birth May Negatively Affect Breast-Feeding

Findings contribute to body of evidence that opioid component is linked to difficulties

10/11/2006
Link Between Breast-Feeding and Child's IQ Debunked

Study suggests smart moms have the smarter babies

8/8/2006
Gene-Modified Goat's Milk Fights Deadly Diarrhea

The advance could protect children in the developing world, researchers say

8/4/2006
Breast-Fed Babies Handle Stress Better Later in Life: Study

Much less likely to be anxious than those who had been bottle-fed

7/5/2006
Breast-Feeding May Protect Against Bed-Wetting

Children breast-fed longer than three months less likely to wet, study suggests

6/12/2006
Health Tip: Teaching Your Baby to Breast-Feed

A newborn may need a little help

4/4/2006
Health Tip: Is Your Infant Getting Enough Milk?

How to tell, if you're breastfeeding

2/16/2006
2/15/2006
Health Tip: No Nos While You're Breast-Feeding

Lifestyle choices can affect your baby

12/5/2005
Common Breast-Feeding Difficulties Fixable

More education and support would help women nurse longer, study finds

11/22/2005
Breast-Feeding May Lower Mom's Risk of Diabetes

Risk lowered 15 percent per year of breast-feeding, study shows

11/7/2005
Special Diet Curbs Colic

Banning wheat, milk, eggs, soy, nuts and fish lessened crying time for breast-fed infants

9/13/2005
Health Tip: If You're Breastfeeding

Take it easy when you go back to work

9/6/2005
Fat Content of Breast Milk Increases with Time

Researchers say they aren't sure what finding means

6/21/2005
Breast-Feeding Cuts Risk of Myopia

Nutrients in breast milk thought to help eye development

4/29/2005
Overcoming Breast-Feeding's High Hurdles

Pediatric group urges employers and hospitals to support breast-feeding

3/1/2005
Health Tip: Update on Breast-feeding

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics issued

11/4/2004
Breast-Feeding May Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis

But irregular menstrual cycles raise risk, finds study

11/1/2004
Breast-feeding Moms Less Likely to Restrict Food Later

Study may explain why breast-feeding appears to reduce childhood obesity

10/21/2004
Study: Breast Milk Is Best When Fresh

Loses antioxidants when refrigerated or frozen

9/30/2004
HIV-Positive Moms' Meds Protect Babies

Antiretroviral therapy is passed along during breast-feeding

9/23/2004
Health Tip: Breast-feeding is Best

It helps ward off disease in baby, helps mom lose weight

9/21/2004
Breast Milk Cuts Asthma Risk for Kids

Offers protection for first four years of life, study says

7/6/2004
Health Tip: Mastitis

Lactating women most likely to get breast inflammation

6/23/2004
Salve from Human Milk Effective on Warts

But experts say it's a long way from practical application

6/7/2004
Breast Cancer Risk May Soon Increase for Black Women

Lower pregnancy rates, less breast-feeding could lead to more cases, study says

5/14/2004
Breast-Feeding May Protect Against Heart Disease

Study finds lower cholesterol levels in teens who were breastfed as infants

5/4/2004
Breast Milk Protects Again

Prevents sepsis in low birth weight infants, study says

5/3/2004
Overweight Moms Have Trouble Nursing

Researchers find biological basis for lack of breast milk

4/5/2004
Taste Preferences Form Early

By 3 months, babies settle for flavors that can last a lifetime

3/2/2004
3/1/2004
Breast-Feeding Lowers Children's Blood Pressure

Study finds yet another advantage of nursing

2/3/2004
Breast-feeding Produces Trimmer Kids

The finding holds true for non-Hispanic white children

10/16/2003
Studies Find Breast-Fed Kids Aren't Thinner

Throw cold water on theory that the practice reduces obesity

8/7/2003
Breast Is Best -- for Baby and Mom

The health benefits can last a lifetime

6/27/2003
Global Action Urged to Cut Child Deaths

Leading medical journal cites simple steps to reduce mortality

5/30/2003
Nursing Helps Undo Smoking's Damage to Baby

Study supports recommendation that smokers breast-feed

5/3/2003
Why Overweight Women Face Breast-feeding Problems

They don't produce enough prolactin, a key hormone, study says