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Milk Firms in Philippines Violate Breastfeeding Code: WHO

...the number of Filipino infants who are exclusively breastfed until the age of five months fell to 16 percent in 2003 from 20 percent in 1998. Omi said infant formula companies spend more than 100 million dollars a year to market their products in the Philippines and that Filipinos spend 465 million dollars ...

Decline in Breastfeeding Linked to Child Deaths in Asia: UNICEF

...less than five months old who were not exclusively breastfed were at much higher risk of diarrhea and pneumonia...5 percent of babies in the region were exclusively breastfed in the first four months of their lives. In a joint statement they said this was "an alarming threat...

New Research Promises To Take The Pain Off Breast Feeding

... She spotted 17 reflexes in babies when they were breastfed lying down, including reflexes normally associated...es - routing, latching and sucking. Mothers whom breastfed lying down seemed to have more success and, although the majority of women in the study had initiall...

Farm Milk Reduces Childhood Asthma and Allergies but Raw Consumption is Unsafe

... their childs height and weight, whether they were breastfed and any allergies or asthma problems affecting the child or their family. Allergy- related blood tests were also carried out on just under 4,000 children from across the five countries and the questionnaire results were validated with random teleph...

Flash-heating Inactivates HIV in Breast Milk: Study

...y routine. Studies indicate that when babies are breastfed exclusively, there is a 3 to 4 percent risk of HIV transmission. However, when babies are given formula or other foods in addition to breast milk, there is a significant three- to four-fold increase in the risk of HIV transmission, possibly because a...

Drinking Oolong Tea can Help Fight Obesity

...ikely to become obese in later life as compared to breastfed babies, because they tend to develop a larger appe... fed each time they cry. This is not the case with breastfed babies, as the secretion of breast milk is limited....

New Research Promises To Take The Pain Off Breast Feeding

... She spotted 17 reflexes in babies when they were breastfed lying down, including reflexes normally associated...es - routing, latching and sucking. Mothers whom breastfed lying down seemed to have more success and, although the majority of women in the study had initiall...

Breast Fed Children also Likely to Gain Weight on Adulthood

...” This new study involved 14,500 women who were breastfed in childhood and 21,000 who were not. And it was found that many of the breasts fed women were at the risk of being obese just as the bottle-fed women. Laurence Grummer-Strawn, Ph.D., says that though there is little evidence that the benefits last...

Breastfeeding Could Cut HIV Risk to Babies

...ty of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, compared solely breastfed babies with those also given formula or solid foods, reported the online edition of BBC News. In the developed world, the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission has been cut from 25 percent to under 2 percent because of the use of antiretroviral ...

Pacifier Use May Lower Risk of SIDS

...s shouldn’t be used before the age of one month in breastfed infants to avoid the disruption of regular feeding habits,' says Damato. 'Also, infants should not be forced to take a pacifier and parents should not reinsert it once the infant falls asleep.' Parents should also avoid using homemade pacifiers, avoi...

Breastfed Kids Enjoy Greater Social Mobility Than Bottle-fed Children

...ocial class in childhood. But those who had been breastfed as babies were 41% more likely to move up the social ladder as adults than those who had been bottle fed. The longer a child was breastfed, the greater were their chances of upward mobility, the results showed. The findings held true even after t...

The Blessing of Good Mental Health Begins with Breast Milk, Says a Study

...r 16 years, the study found that children who were breastfed for more than six months had remarkably reduced hostility and unsocial manners, and were found to handle the ups and downs of life with poise. There were lesser rates of depression and anxiety as they advanced in life. Enunciating the benefits of b...

Mother’s Milk may have no influence on child’s Q

...s in the past 80 years have reported higher IQs in breastfed children than in formula or cow’s milk fed ones. H...s that the reason could be that the mothers of the breastfed babies could be more intelligent. Other influencing factors are higher levels of education and stimu...

Breastfed Babies are Less Likely to be Fat

...while 473 had diabetes. They found that children breastfed during their first year of life were less likely t...have diabetes, the researchers said. Exclusively breastfed babies had roughly a 34 percent reduced risk of being overweight during childhood compared to childr...

Breast Feeding - The Key in Fighting Child Mortality in Africa

...uarter of these babies could be saved if they were breastfed from the first hour of life. Researchers studied the history of around 11,000 babies born within the same period of 12 months in 2003-04 in Brong Ahafo, the forest savannah region of central Ghana. Of these nearly 8,000 were breast-fed from the fir...

More Sunshine for At-Risk Kids

...unns says. However, he recommends that all at-risk breastfed infants receive supplements daily until 12 months of age. Participation in outdoor activities should be encouraged for children and adolescents, rather than resorting to supplementation, Dr Munns says. But while regular exposure to sunlight can p...

Study finds Babies In America Getting Fatter

...eve,” Dr. Atkinson further added, “Babies that are breastfed regulate their intake on their own, while babies o...o formula babies do gain weight a lot quicker than breastfed babies.” Dr. Atkinson explained that these kinds of studies should act as a wake up call to parent...

Rates Of Breastfeeding Increase In Hong Kong

...ve breastfeeding. The numbers for mothers who ever breastfed their babies also climbed to 69 per cent in 2004.f...l lags behind some other countries. She added that breastfed babies "suffer fewer incidences of diarrhea, respiratory and middle-ear infections, and are less lik...

Breastfeeding Mothers Arrested For Public Indecency

In many states of u.s., mothers who breastfed their babies in public are put under jail for publ...orld Health Organization recommends that babies be breastfed exclusively for the first six months. However, these goals may be difficult to meet since some mothe...

Breast-Feeding In Public – Will The Society Accept It

...orld Health Organization recommends that babies be breastfed exclusively for the first six months. However, these goals may be difficult to meet since some mothers in the U.S. face challenges to breastfeeding. Many women view their return to work as a cause for ending their breastfeeding regime early. Even wom...

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