Despite pressure from the Trump administration to water down resolution that promoted breastfeeding during the World Health Assembly, breastfeeding rates in the U.S. have risen in recent years, but there's still room for improvement, experts say.
By Laura Santhanam
The New York Times reported that U.S. officials sought to remove language that urged governments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding, along with language calling on policymakers to limit the promotion of food products, such as infant formula, that can…
By Associated Press
Increasing numbers of women who produce more breast milk than they need are handing it over — or selling it — for others to use. It’s a boon to fragile infants and mothers who can’t produce enough milk, but it…
By Eryn Brown, Kaiser Health News
Parents-to-be increasingly request 'vaginal swabbing' after C-section births, but experts caution it could introduce viruses to the baby.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
By exploring the critical nutrients in breast milk, scientists have found part of being a healthy kid comes from within.
By Talea Miller
The Indonesian Breastfeeding Center in Jakarta offers training classes for healthcare workers and for families.
Watch a slide show on teaching the importance of breastfeeding: In the United States, the breast milk versus formula debate tends to center on what works best for the mom and what is most nutritious for the baby. In…
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