June 1, 2017

Breastfeeding Cuts Uterus Cancer Risks – Researchers

Women who breastfeed their children have been found to be at substantially less risk of developing uterus cancer, according to researchers at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Australia. Dr. Susan Jordan, head of the Cancer Causes and Care research group at QIMR Berghofer said that women who breastfeed […]
August 4, 2016

14 uplifting pictures of dads supporting breastfeeding mums

  All picture credits: Megan Soto Photography/Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project
August 4, 2016

Breastfeeding: 9 popular facts and fiction

It’s still the World Breastfeeding Week and we can’t get enough of information to keep us aware. In the absence of professional guidance, several young mothers remain unaware of what needs to be done – failing to distinguish myth from fact. Many women, unfortunately, seek professional advice only when things […]
August 3, 2016

Over 5 million Nigerian children don’t get breast milk at birth -UNICEF

More than 5 million newborns in Nigeria are deprived of essential nutrients and antibodies that protect them from disease and death as they are not being exclusively breastfed said UNICEF today, as it marks World Breastfeeding Week. Approximately 7 million children are born in Nigeria every year and, according to […]
August 1, 2016

Breast milk helps fight infections in premature babies -Study

New research from scientists at an American university reveals that giving premature babies a synthetic form of lactoferrin — a protein naturally present in breast milk — can eliminate staphylococcus epidermidis, a staph infection that can be deadly in infants born prematurely. Researchers from the University of Missouri, Columbia, USA, […]
July 10, 2016

Breastfeeding not linked to sagging breasts- Study

There are many myths surrounding factors affecting the shape of a woman’s mammary glands. Even though every woman’s journey to motherhood is different, each new mum must decide how to feed her newborn. Some women begin breastfeeding when their babies are born but then stop soon afterwards for one reason […]