Published Articles

Breastfeeding rates boosted by shopping vouchers

Offering new mothers shopping vouchers encourages them to continue breastfeeding, a UK program has shown.
13 December 2017

Breastfeeding mums swap drugs for herbal remedies

Cardiac safety fears have prompted breastfeeding women to shift from domperidone to herbal remedies to augment lactation.
24 October 2017

Probiotics fail to treat infant colic

GIVING a probiotic supplement to colicky infants has no impact on levels of fussing or crying, an Australian study has found.
02 April 2014

Obesity, age linked to delayed lactation

PRE-PREGNANCY obesity and older maternal age are among the risk factors for delayed lactation in women with gestational diabetes, a US study has suggested.
26 November 2013