Day Care Centers Cut Off Babies From Breast Milk

Watch a videos on weening your child from breast-feeding.
A lot of day care centers don't provide overnight refrigerated storage. Credit: Getty Images "No breast milk? What do you mean no breast milk? Come, Marjorie, we're leaving!" ...
If you want your baby to have breast milk, you might want to stay away from Cincinnati.

Why Breast Milk Sharing Is Booming Online

Despite a widespread push to breast-feed, the FDA warns against sharing unregulated breast milk. Credit: Getty Eats on Feets is a Facebook group created in July 2010 by an Arizona midwife as a place where women in need...It's hard to imagine today's safety-obsessed moms feeding their children another woman's milk without comprehensive knowledge of where it came from.

Breast-Feeding Linked to Academic Achievement, Study Finds

New research findings point to breast-feeding as a contributing factor to academic achievement. Credit: Getty
Giving your baby the boob may just keep him from becoming a boob.
Children who are mainly breast-fed for six months or lon...
Breast-feeding your baby for at least six months can lead to higher academic achievement.

Would You Feed Another Woman's Breast Milk to Your Baby?

Can't pump enough breast milk? One mom offered to do it for her pal. Credit: planet_oleary, Flickr Breast-feeding is such an intimate act -- but blogger Taylor Newman shares her story of feeding her baby another woman's breast milk on Parent...
A mom shares her experiences with feeding her son another woman's breast milk.

New York Chef Makes Cheese From His Wife's Breast Milk

This cheese was made from breast milk. No, really. Credit:
To paraphrase a classic nursery rhyme, "The chef takes a wife ... the wife takes a child ... the chef takes the wife's breast milk and makes cheese." ...

Choline for Early Development?

Choline is a nutrient similar to Vitamin B that has been found to have a positive effect on early development. The human body produces some choline and it is also found in breast milk, many common foods and is available as a dietary supplement. Ho...

Salma Hayek Shares Her Breast Milk

We all know there are lots of very good reasons to breast feed: Nutrition, bonding and economics, just to name a few. But for some moms, the act of breastfeeding can become a little bit of an addiction, and they are loathe to give it up. Actress Salm...

BWI - Breastfeeding While Intoxicated

The great thing about breastfeeding is that you never have to worry about being unprepared -- you always have your baby's food source right there with you, no matter what. So if you're out shopping or get stuck in an elevator, no problem. Ditto if yo...

Breastfeeding Better for Kids' Lungs

According to a new report, children who breastfeed have an edge over those who don't -- at least where their lungs are concerned. Kids who were breastfed for at least four months had stronger lungs than those who were bottle fed. The theory behi...

Pete Wentz Tastes Ashlee Simpson's Breastmilk

I can't decide if this is gross or not. Breast milk is not gross, in and of itself. And I would wager babies don't think it tastes gross, depending on what the mommy had to eat prior to feeding her little one. But--and I do mean BUT--I think it's p...

Breastfeeding Still Best for Infants Despite Concern Over Toxins

Not so long ago, mothers experienced a minor freak out over a report that noted there were toxins in breast milk, which suggested that breastfeeding might not be the be all, end all of the universe for children as we've been told. Well, despite al...

Workers give breastfeeding the thumbs up

Employees from at least one company view breastfeeding policies positively, a new study finds. Over 400 staff members from a single corporation were polled about breastfeeding and pumping, coworkers who breastfed/pumped and whether or not allowing e...

PETA urges Ben & Jerry's to use breastmilk

(Click the photo for more Absurd PETA Antics) Last week, Roger wrote about a Swiss restaurant that plans to use human breastmilk in 75% of it's recipes in place of cow's milk. PETA, for one, thinks the idea is a great one. They recently wrote a let...

Breastmilk key ingredient at Swiss restaurant

We all know that "breast is best" when it comes to a baby's first food, but what about after that? Some mothers breastfeed their children for several years. Okay, so that's great if you can do it, but what about adults? Why should grown-ups be denied...

Breast milk lacks vitamin D

Is there a downside to breastfeeding? A new report from the New York Times might have you thinking so. In a recent article, several studies monitoring a lack of vitamin D in infants might support that breastmilk is not enough to prevent things like ...


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