breast feeding

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nourishing at the breast


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Quoting experts on the field, he advised that breast feeding should be started immediately after birth and continued for six months during which no other food should be given to the child and after six months soft food could be started along with breast feeding.
Addressing a seminar on "Saving Newborn Lives by Early Initiation of Breastfeeding" here he said the legislation would help a lot to ensure the fundamental right of breast feeding to the newborns and healthy future of new generation.
The first Big Latch On took place in New Zealand in 2005 as part of World Breast Feeding Week, held the first week of August each year.
They analysed the duration of breast feeding for each child, total amount of time a woman had breast-fed, and the average time of breast-feeding per child; the average duration of breast feeding was divided into four groups: less than 2.
or those for whom routine advice on breast feeding is less accessible because of linguistic difficulties," they comment.
Also, breast feeding aids weight loss in a mum as so many calories are passed on to the baby through the milk.
As part of National Breast Feeding Awareness Week this week, midwives are hoping to persuade more mums to adopt the method.
But they said blood pressure was not the only aspect of health that could be affected by breast feeding.
Helen Williams, 31, a flight lieutenant with the RAF, took the Ministry of Defence to an industrial tribunal claiming sex discrimination after she was told she must take unpaid time off if she wanted to continue breast feeding at work beyond her maternity leave period.
Lynette Lomas, breast feeding co-ordinator for Birmingham, said the commercialisation of formula milk and the emphasis on bottle feeding has resulted in breast-feeding being undervalued and its benefits ignored.
Breast feeding is the most natural loving gift a mum can give her baby.
We have not discovered why breast feeding means children grow up less likely to be obese.
If a mum is breast feeding, she gets a token for fresh milk worth pounds 2.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons is concerned about results from a New York study, to be published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association, that maintains an apparent link between breast feeding by mothers with silicone breast implants and their children's esophageal problems.
Now, in the largest study of mother-to-child HIV transmission to date, Philippe Van de Perre at the AIDS Reference Laboratory in Kigali, Rwanda, demonstrates that women who test negative for the AIDS virus at the time of delivery, but who become infected, can later pass the virus on to their infants, probably via breast feeding.