Documentary Addresses Issues With Breastfeeding

Documentary Addresses Issues With Breastfeeding

  A new documentary, The Milky Way, addresses the reasons why America seems to have issues with breastfeeding. In fact, the nation has a low breastfeeding rate. The film’s producer, Chantal Molnar, cites the fact that America is one of four countries that does not offer paid maternity leave mandated by the government. The other […]

Breastfeeding Promotes Healthy Gut Bacteria Development

Breastfeeding Promotes Healthy Gut Bacteria Development

“Breast is best” is the slogan new mothers are consistently taught after birth nowadays. There is significant pressure on new mothers in the first few days after giving birth to attempt to feed their babies from the breast. Doctors and nurses underline that it is the best way to ensure children develop healthy immune systems […]

Breastfeeding Not Just for Women Anymore

Breastfeeding Not Just for Women Anymore

The benefits of breastfeeding are consistently touted by health experts, with many believing that breastfeeding promotes a strong bond between mother and newborn while helping protect both mom and baby from disease. Historically, nursing-related support, education, and resources have been targeted specifically toward women. But a new project called Project: Breastfeeding is breaking down gender […]