A Pennsylvania mother sparked a fiery debate online recently after she shared a photo of herself nursing her son and her best friend's child on Facebook.
Jessica Anne Colletti, 27, has been babysitting her friend Charlie Interrante's 18-month-old son, Mateo, andfeeding him for about a year, she explained in a photo caption on the Mama Bean Parenting Facebook page. When Mateo gets hungry, she al... ››› more
The more babies breastfeed, the less likely it's that they will develop any kind of misalignment in their teeth later on, a new study shows.
But pacifiers can negate some of that potential benefit, even if the children are breastfeeding, the Australian researchers said.
So if you want your little one to have a healthy, straight set of pearly whites later on in life, consider breastfeeding! R... ››› more
A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics has uncovered an interesting new finding: Breastfeeding your baby could put him or her at lower risk of developing leukaemia - a common childhood cancer…
Leukaemia is a cancer of the bone marrow that impedes the natural formation of blood cells. Despite being the most common childhood cancer in the world - accounting for about 30% of cancers in childho... ››› more
If you ever needed a good reason to breastfeed your baby, here's one: You can significantly decrease your risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis! So think twice about going straight to formula, and give breastfeeding a go.
Imagine a hugely lowered risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) later in your life. And this just by breastfeeding your new born baby! Well, it appears that this may v... ››› more
If Penelope Cruz can do it, so can you! Despite having recently given birth to a beautiful baby girl, Penelope looked amazing at an entertainment event this week. She proudly credited breastfeeding for keeping her figure slim. Here's how you're able to use this natural diet secret...
Did you know that breastfeeding burns around 500 calories a day?
If you consider that cleaning your... ››› more
Doctors' opinions differ in a variety of ways, but not when it comes to the dangers of breastfeeding and taking medicine. And for good reason. There are thousands of horrible stories that document the danger of taking medicine while breastfeeding. Now, a clinical report out of America reveals some good news for breastfeeding mothers…
"Many medications can be used safely by women who are breas... ››› more
You've probably heard time and time again that breast milk is best for babies. That's because it has all the essential nutrients and minerals needed for your baby to grow and to get all the nourishment he needs. But if mom lacks certain nutrients, how is baby supposed to get them? Read on to find out why being vegetarian could put your baby at risk of malnutrition if you're best feeding. While the... ››› more
Are you having trouble deciding whether to breast feed or opt for formula milk? A new study suggests you choose opt for breastfeeding. Read on to found out what researchers have found about breastfeeding's ability to boost your children's chances of climbing the social ladder.
According to Science Daily, breastfeeding not only boosts children’s chances of climbing the social ladder, but it al... ››› more
If you're a vegan and you're breastfeeding your baby, best you pay attention: French vegan parents have been charged with the death of their baby, which was fed on just breast milk, which led her to suffer a vitamin A and B12 deficiency, as her mother's vegan diet was lacking in these. Make sure you're taking these supplements to prevent a similar tragedy.
In France, a court charged vega... ››› more
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