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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.
Model Ashley Graham shared an Instagram video of herself breast pumping in an Uber.

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."
In theory, men could also produce breast milk.

The fascinating biology behind how breast milk is made

Fats, proteins, carbohydrates, and water make up breast milk as well as living cells called leukocytes that help fight viruses and bacteria.
To avoid wasting milk, freeze 2 to 4 ounces in each container.

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.
There is not a "normal" amount of breast milk you should produce.

How to increase your breast milk supply right after giving birth

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.
Women nurse their children during a public event to promote the benefits of breastfeeding on August 3, 2018.

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.
Breast milk may contain chemicals, but it's still the healthiest food source for infants.

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 isn't the first company to establish this benefit.

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.
Eligia Spinosa breastfed her 2-month-old son during a rally outside City Hall in New York City. New York law now requires employers to provide moms with break time to pump breast milk at work.

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.