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Breastfeeding saves mothers’ lives, too

The new study provides the first comprehensive picture of the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding. Credit:Flickr/desireefawn Breastfeeding as recommended -- for a total of...

Breast milk linked to significant early brain growth in preemies

Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk during the first month of life appears to spur more robust brain growth, compared with babies given little...

Breastfeeding may expose infants to toxic chemicals

A widely used class of industrial chemicals linked with cancer and interference with immune function--perfluorinated alkylate substances, or PFASs--appears to build up in infants...