Breast milk is a mystery. No, really—even scientists think so. A recent Chemical & Engineering News article reports that while scientists know many of the components of breast milk, they still don’t fully understand how they work. Breast milk is... more
You may have heard the claim that breastfed babies are brighter. A pair of researchers in the United States has tackled this question. Looking at data from sibling pairs in which one child was breastfed and the other was not,... more
LACTOR may sound like a particularly milky new addition to Hasbro’s Transformers, but in fact it is a web-based interactive program touted as a means of breastfeeding support for new mothers. Based on the idea that a mother-kept diary of... more
I have been pumping my milk and freezing it for my baby. Are there special instructions for thawing stored milk? more
Here’s a question for you: Is breast milk food or a major arsenal in disease prevention? Regular baby gooroo readers—as well as most professional health organizations and countless mothers—know that the correct answer is both. Not according to the IRS.... more
Do not give SimplyThick to premature babies. According to a May 20 press release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), SimplyThick, the thickening product marketed toward parents of infants who have difficulty swallowing, has been linked to 17... more
Many parents choose to transition their babies from breast milk (or formula) to pasteurized cow’s milk around 1 year of age. A few months ago, we introduced our son to cow’s milk, thinking the transition would be easy. But he... more
Breast may be best, but any working mother knows that it can be a challenge to continue to breastfeed exclusively in an unsupportive workplace. I myself have never had to deal with this specific issue since I am able to... more
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