Posts Tagged breastfeeding

Breastfeeding within an hour after birth most beneficial to newborns

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 2, 2019

In line with World Breastfeeding Week, the World Health Organization (WHO) reiterates the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding within one hour after birth. “Early initiation of breastfeeding, within 1 hour of...

Chinese scientists first discover spider species breastfeeding, nursing

admin   •   December 3, 2018

  Chinese scientists discovered a spider species that feeds their babies with milk as mammals, marking the first time humans discovering invertebrates breastfeeding and nursing theirs offspring, said Chinese Academy...

Thousands of Philippine mothers breastfeed in public to counter stigma

admin   •   August 6, 2018

  Over 2,200 mothers simultaneously nursed their children in Manila on Sunday (August 5) as part of a campaign to take away the stigma of breastfeeding in public. Mothers breastfed...

Mother’s heart health tied to breastfeeding

UNTV News   •   June 22, 2017

(Reuters Health) – A woman’s risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke later in life may be influenced by how long she breastfed her children, according to a new...

Gut bacteria may help explain benefits of breastfeeding

UNTV News   •   May 11, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Breastfeeding has long been linked to a variety of health benefits in babies, and a new study suggests that bacteria transferred from mothers to their nursing infants...

How touch can shape babies’ brain development

UNTV News   •   March 21, 2017

(Reuters Health) – For newborns, skin-to-skin contact with parents and caregivers may help shape how their brains respond to touch, a sense necessary for social and emotional connections, a new...

Breastfeeding after return to work may depend on hours on the job

admin   •   May 17, 2016

(Reuters Health) – Working mothers may be more likely to breastfeed their babies for the recommended minimum of at least six months if they can work less than 20 hours...

Breastfeeding tied to fewer ear, sinus infections in children

admin   •   September 12, 2014

(Reuters Health) – Breastfeeding is known to help ward off infections among infants, but a new U.S. study suggests that protection may be much longer lasting. Among thousands of 6-year-olds...

Iba’t-ibang probinsya sa buong bansa, nakiisa sa isinagawang simultaneous breastfeeding

admin   •   October 25, 2013

MANILA, Philippines — Nakiisa ang ating mga kababayan sa iba’t-ibang probinsya sa isinagawang simultaneous breastfeeding event  nitong Huwebes, Oktubre 24, 2013 kung saan umabot sa 35,749 ang mga lumahok na mga nanay...

Breastfeeding Campaign Supported by Ang Dating Daan and UNTV Breaks Guinness Record

admin   •   October 25, 2013

October 24, 2013 (Marikina City) — More than 35,000 breastfeeding mothers participated in the simultaneous breastfeeding event held on October 24 this year in up to 1,000 stations nationwide, breaking...


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