ARTICLES RELATING TO BREASTFEEDING

Limpopo health department encourages breastfeeding at work

2018-08-13 14:00

Babies who are breastfed exclusively for the first six months, without any formula, have fewer ear infections, respiratory illnesses and bouts of diarrhoea.

29 reasons why breastfeeding makes sense

2018-08-06 15:25

Breastmilk is the only food a baby needs. Here an expert breaks down the benefits of breastfeeding for mothers, babies and communities.

Is it okay to drink alcohol while breastfeeding? An expert weighs in

2018-08-03 11:16

You didn't touch a drop of alcohol throughout your pregnancy – but is it safe to have a glass of wine while you breastfeed? We take a look during World Breastfeeding Week.

SA babies need more exclusive breastfeeding, less mixed feeding

2018-07-23 10:08

We're not saying there's anything wrong with formula milk if prescribed by your doctor, but South Africa’s health department should be educating health workers on the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding and the risks of mixed feeding.

WATCH: Swimsuit model breastfeeds daughter while on catwalk

2018-07-17 14:49

Swimsuit model Mara Martin caused a stir after strutting down the runway while breastfeeding her daughter.

DAD BREASTFEEDS NEWBORN!

2018-07-06 11:41

A DAD saved the day when his wife fell ill after giving birth by nursing his baby girl with the help of a fake nipple.

Serena Williams admits she thought breastfeeding would make her skinnier

2018-07-02 12:20

Serena Williams admits that she thought breastfeeding daughter Alexis Ohanian Jnr would make her skinnier.

Where to begin when breastfeeding multiples

2018-03-29 12:46

If you’re expecting multiples, the idea of successfully breastfeeding your twins or triplets probably seems a little overwhelming. But it’s possible – with the right strategy and plenty of support.

Serena Williams wants to know when to stop breastfeeding

2017-12-07 12:52

New mom Serena Williams is struggling with a common dilemma: when to stop breastfeeding.

One more reason to breastfeed

2017-09-22 10:00

Hormonal changes encountered during breastfeeding may lower the risk of endometriosis, according to new research.

 

STOP HARASSING BREASTFEEDING MUMS

2018-08-08 12:15

WHAT is wrong with people that they think a mother breastfeeding her baby is perverted?

"Endangering society's moral fabric"? These Indian moms fight back against breastfeeding bashers

2018-08-06 12:45

In India, you can be charged with nudity, obscenity and endangering society's moral fabric if you breastfeed in public. Here are the warriors who set out to change society's perceptions.

‘I have no intention or desire to flash you my boob’ – Jo-Ann Strauss on breastfeeding

2018-08-01 11:48

Former Miss South Africa Jo-Ann Strauss recently shared a heartfelt post on Instagram in celebration of Breastfeeding Week.

Breastfeeding welcome at Spur: why it’s about feeding your child, not nudity

2018-07-20 14:03

The local restaurant chain is encouraging mothers to breastfeed in in their branches. Here’s why it’s not only a good thing, but important for women everywhere.

Why the US pro-formula milk policy is not about families, but money

2018-07-12 11:15

We're not saying there's no space for formula milk if your doctor has recommended it, but indiscriminately promoting breast-milk substitutes to bolster the industry?

This man "breastfed" his newborn baby girl and it's the sweetest thing you'll see today

2018-07-06 10:54

His wife needed immediate treatment after an emergency c-section and he was asked to take over breastfeeding duties. Yes, really.

No need to panic about baby milk in SA

2017-12-12 11:04

A global baby milk recall due to salmonella contamination doesn't affect South Africa.

Yes, you can breastfeed with large breasts

2017-11-28 22:47

Lactation consultant and former La Leche League leader Kim Norton shares some advice.

Dietitians say: 'Breast is best'

2017-09-14 13:00

We asked three dietitians, who are also moms, about their breastfeeding experiences and why breast is best.

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