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Hormonal IUDs Safe During Lactation, Shows Study

New York: Implanting a hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) immediately after giving birth is safe and does not affect a woman's ability to lactate and breastfeed,...

Inadequate Breastfeeding May Drain Indian Economy Of US $14 Billion: UN...

United Nations: Nearly one lakh children die every year in India due to diseases that could have been prevented through breastfeeding, according to a...

Bengal Ahead In Initiation Of Breastfeeding In Newborns, Shows Survey

Kolkata: The National Family Health Survey-4 (2015-16) reveals low rates of initiation of breastfeeding within one hour of birth nationally, despite increase in the...

50% New Mothers Quit Jobs For Lack Of Breastfeeding Facilities, Shows...

New Delhi: Fifty per cent of working women in Indian metro cities feel that corporate houses lack breastfeeding facilities and nearly 54 per cent quit...

Lack Of Investment In Breastfeeding Results In Around 3 Lakh Child...

New Delhi: In five of the world's largest emerging economies, including India, lack of investment in breastfeeding results in an estimated 2,36,000 child deaths...

More Kerala Mothers Breastfeeding Children Within First Hour Of Delivery, Shows...

Thiruvananthapuram: The number of mothers who breastfeed their babies within one hour of birth has increased in Kerala, according to a latest survey. About two-third...

Breastfeeding May Cut Mother’s Heart Attack Risk: Study

London: Breastfeeding may reduce a mother's heart attack and stroke risk later in life, according to new research. The study, published in the Journal of...

Duration Of Breastfeeding Linked To Fatty Liver In Adolescents: Study

Sydney: Babies breastfed for less than six months before starting on formula milk were more likely to develop liver disease as adolescents, according to a...

Breastfeeding May Cut Chronic Pain From C-section: Study

London: Mothers who breastfed their babies for more than two months after delivery via Caesarean section were three times less likely to experience persistent...

In Madhya Pradesh Buses, A Special Seat For Lactating Mothers

Bhopal: Ensuring the privacy of lactating mothers, the Madhya Pradesh government has ordered bus operators in the state to reserve a seat covered with...