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New moms who’ve recovered from the coronavirus appear to have a ‘strong immune response’ to the disease in their breast milk
Rebecca Powell is collecting breast milk samples from women who've had COVID-19. The substance could provide a key to a future coronavirus treatment.
Ashley Graham shared a video of her pumping breast milk in an Uber — a reminder of how demanding breastfeeding is
Body-positive activist Ashley Graham shared a candid video of her pumping breast milk, which she said she had to do "before my breasts explode."
Fats, proteins, carbohydrates, and water make up breast milk as well as living cells called leukocytes that help fight viruses and bacteria.
How long breast milk can sit out on the counter versus how long you can store it in a refrigerator or freezer
If you're not going to use refrigerated milk within 4 days, freeze it right away. To avoid wasting milk, freeze 2 to 4 ounces per container.
The more milk you extract from your breasts right after giving birth, the better. Pump 8-10 times daily for the first 3 weeks after birth.
Breast milk could carry harmful chemicals like flame retardants and BPA, but breastfeeding is still the healthiest food source for babies
The overwhelming scientific consensus is that breast milk is still the healthiest food source for babies, despite any contaminants it may carry.
The UK government is raising the alarm about flame retardants in breast milk, but the benefits of breastfeeding still outweigh any risks
US mothers have higher concentrations of flame retardants in breast milk than UK mothers do. But it shouldn't deter anyone from breastfeeding.
A new mother has criticized Delta for not letting her swap seats with her in-laws in first class so she could pump breast milk in private
Alix Anfang said she was left with nowhere to pump milk on a nine-hour flight from Nice to New York.
Goldman Sachs is joining major companies like Twitter in giving employees a valuable perk: the ability to ship breast milk
Goldman Sachs is the latest company to offer working moms a new perk: the ability to ship breast milk while traveling for business. Twitter, IBM, EY, and Zillow are four other companies that previously introduced the benefit to their employees.
The Trump administration is ignoring decades of research on the superiority of breast milk over formula. Here’s the real deal on breastfeeding.
The US is pushing a dangerous idea that breast milk might not be the best choice for many moms. But scientific evidence says otherwise. Here's what the research says.