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Eva van Dok Pinkley, a Brooklyn, N.Y., actress and magazine researcher can't breast-feed her newborn because she had a double mastectomy last year.No matter. The London Daily Mail reports 25 women are pumping a...Mothers rally around cancer survivor who can't breast-feed because of a double masectomy.
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While women's breasts often make grown men gasp and wheeze, they seem to have the reverse effect on nursing infants.The Daily Telegraph in London reports babies who are not breast-fed are 50 percent more likely...Yet another study sings the praises of breast milk.
Breast milk lowers blood insulin levels more so than formulas. Credit: Getty Images
If babies can't have breast milk, they need to drink something a lot like it.The Kansas City Star reports French researchers have found a significa...Formula should follow certain metabolic profile, say researchers.
Infants who get regular doses of mother's milk tend to be less bratty children. Credit: Getty Images
The next time someone is rude to you, just shrug it off and think, "Oh well, he probably didn't get enough breast milk."Breast mil...Kids surly if they don't get breast milk right from the tap.
Breast cancer risk can be determined by examining the cells from the breast. Credit: Getty Images
Pumping your breast milk is not only good for baby, it could help detect your risk for breast cancer.New research suggests breast mil...Breast milk can uncover the earliest signs of breast cancer.
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.
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.
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.
This cheese was made from breast milk. No, really. Credit: chefdanielangerer.typepad.comTo 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." ...
Georgia Morrow, coordinator for the Grant Medical Mothers' Milk Bank of Ohio, sorts mothers' milk that will be sent to Haiti. Credit: Jeff Hinckley, Columbus DispatchMilk from nursing mothers in Ohio and around the country is on its way to nouri...
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...
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...