We're celebrating World Breastfeeding Week by looking at some newly discovered benefits of breastfeeding, including reduced risk for childhood asthma.
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Want to prevent childhood obesity? Breastfeed? A new IOM reports says breastfeeding is best when it comes to healthy weight gain in young kids.
One more benefit of breastfeeding confirmed, according to a study that found breastfed babies have a much lower risk of sudden infant death syndrome.
Babies breastfed for at least four months develop fewer behavior problems by age five than children fed formula during infancy, a new study says.
A new study explains how breastfeeding alters metabolism in nursing infants and why breastfed babies may reap certain health benefits later in life.
Weighing the pros and cons of breast milk vs. formula? See what one expert has to say about why breastfeeding is better than formula, and how to convince unsupportive family and friends.
See why breastfeeding immediately after birth is important.
No matter how a baby is fed, if he is nurtured and respected, he will feel loved and special. But see some of the emotional benefits of breastfeeding a baby.
What are some of the health benefits of breastfeeding compared to formula fed babies? See some of the breastfeeding health benefits for both mother and baby.
Protecting baby from illness: one of the breastfeeding health benefits. See how breastfeeding helps prevent illnesses.
Breast milk the best medicine for baby? See some of the breastfeeding benefits for baby.
What are the benefits of breastfeeding toddlers?
Can breastmilk be used as topical treatment for infections? See how breast milk benefits ailments.
Can breastfeeding reduce the risk for developing asthma? See the breastfeeding and asthma connection.
Can breastfeeding make your child more intelligent? See what some are saying about the connection to breastfeeding and IQ.