Breast-Feeding News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/7/2003
Babies Need More Vitamin D

Pediatric group changes recommendation due to increase in rickets

3/4/2003
Pacifiers Cut Short Breast-Feeding

New research finds first undermining effect on newborn's health

2/4/2003
Moderate Exercise OK for Breast-Feeding Moms

No risk of depriving baby of essentials in milk, study says

1/30/2003
Breast-feeding by Vegetarians Linked to Health Ills in Babies

Neurological problems traced to lack of vitamin B12

1/14/2003
More Parents Sharing Beds With Babies

Doctors sharply divided about the dangers, benefits

1/3/2003
Breastfeeding: The Perfect Infant Pain Reliever?

Study shows many babies oblivious to pain while suckling

12/27/2002
Breast-Feeding Simplified

New Web site makes it easier to overcome fears, obstacles

12/2/2002
More Women Breast-Feeding Than Ever Before

Study finds more new moms are nursing their infants to six months of age

12/2/2002
Breastfeeding Can Aid Weight Loss

So there may not be a need to diet

10/3/2002
Baby Catches West Nile Virus by Breast-Feeding

Mother sickened by transfusion, but officials say newborn is OK

9/27/2002
Gene for West Nile Found in Breast Milk

No live virus found, and baby hasn't tested positive yet

9/27/2002
Mother's Milk Is Honey to Young Infants

Mother-child bond said to boost long-term psychological well-being

9/19/2002
Study: Breast-Feeding Won't Protect Against Allergies

Finds kids who were nursed were more prone to problem

9/4/2002
Breastfeeding Can Cut Cholesterol Later in Life

It seems to help lower cholesterol levels in adulthood

8/22/2002
Fish in Moms' Diets Fuel Growth of Newborn Brains

Pregnant moms who ate fish fatty acids had more mature newborns

7/23/2002
Why HIV Avoids Breast-Feeding Babies

Immune cells in breast milk target virus, researchers say

7/18/2002
Breast-Feeding Protects Against Breast Cancer

Every year of nursing decreases risk by 4 percent, study shows

6/28/2002
Moms Ignoring Breast-Feeding Advice

Compliance rates lowest among black and poor women

6/24/2002
New Tool For Weaning: Egg Yolks

Study says they pick up where mother's milk leaves off

6/6/2002
Breast-Fed Babies Stay Slimmer

Study finds 30 percent reduction in obesity risk by age 3

5/28/2002
Breast Feeding Can Help Control Food Allergies

Study shows that nursing will delay or prevent certain allergies

5/21/2002
Breast-Feeding May Reduce Sudden Infant Deaths

But doctors say new study doesn't prove breast-feeding prevents syndrome

5/7/2002
Breast Milk Tied to Higher IQ in Adulthood

Babies nursed longer scored several points better on tests

5/6/2002
A Little Extra Breast-Feeding Goes a Long Way

Two more months can mean two years of lowered infection risk

4/22/2002
Winning Formulas for Healthier Babies

New supplements contain fatty acids key to visual development and processing information

3/25/2002
Lingering Fatigue a Warning Sign for Postpartum Depression

Persistent tiredness after childbirth a new predictor, study says

3/22/2002
Breast-Feeding Makes Baby Healthy and Wise

New study links it to slightly higher IQs

2/4/2002
Baby Fat Predicts Childhood Obesity

Too much weight gain in early infancy may spell trouble in childhood

11/20/2001
Formula Safe for Babies of HIV-Positive Women

But African study has many ifs and buts

9/4/2001
Should Mothers on Prozac Breast-Feed?

Depression drugs, smoking prompt revised guidelines

8/7/2001
Black Women Less Likely To Breast-feed Babies

May be major factor in higher infant death rate, suggests study

7/20/2001
Diet, Asthma Linked

Polyunsaturated fats tied to condition in toddlers

7/17/2001
Does a Pacifier Hurt Breast-feeding?

Effects are neutral, new study finds

7/12/2001
Commercializing Breast Milk

Company wants to sell human milk

5/24/2001
Nursing Mothers with HIV May Be at Risk

Study finds them 3 times likelier to die in short run

5/1/2001
Breast-feeding May Protect Bone Density in Teens

Study says calcium replenished after weaning