Tag Archives: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can boost brain development in premature babies

Breast milk sure has a lot of health benefits for babies. According to a new research, babies born before their due date show better brain development when fed breast milk rather than formula milk. Premature birth has been linked to an increased possibility of problems with learning and thinking skills in… Read more »

Study shows breastfeeding may reduce the risk of Multiple Sclerosis in women

Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be 53 per cent less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who do not breastfeed at all or do so for up to four months, a study has claimed. MS is a disease… Read more »

Breastfeeding Mothers Have 10 Per Cent Lower Risk of Heart Attack

Breast milk is said to contain a number of benefits for the baby’s health. It contains a variety of nutrients essential for the newborn’s well-being, and also includes antibodies which cannot be medically engineered. However, there are also several advantages for the breastfeeding mother. Breastfeeding may reduce a mother’s heart… Read more »

Beware! Long-Term Breastfeeding May Lead to Cavities in Children

Breastfeeding is an important and necessary phase for the growth and development of the child. Mother’s milk is said to have miraculous properties. But like they say too much of anything is not good for health, long-term breastfeeding too comes with consequence. According to a study done by University of Adelaide in… Read more »