Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
Get donated breast milk from ‘milk bank’ to ensure safety, say experts
EVERY DAY, a milk bank at a medical school receives breast-milk donations from willing mothers.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 03:00
Woman defies medical warning, vows to keep donating milk
THINK TWICE before accepting breast milk from others, a medical lecturer from a top university has warned.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:00
Picture yourself at a cow’s teat
A news item picked up by papers around the world last week reported that a mother in the UK was still breastfeeding her five-year-old daughter. Bizarre – that was the inference, but feeding a human child with human breast milk is not bizarre at all.
Sun, 10 Sep 2017 01:00
Breast is best for nourishing children
The purpose of the ban is to prevent the baby-milk-powder manufacturers promoting their products to young mothers and instead encourage healthier breast milk. Baby-milk powder is big business.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:26
Cambodia bans breast milk export
Phnom Penh - The government of Cambodia officially banned a company’s export of breast milk from Cambodia to the United States, according to an official letter signed by a secretary of state of Council Minister today.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:38
Unicef decries sale of Cambodian breast milk to US mothers
PHNOM PENH - Unicef on Wednesday condemned a company selling breast milk from "vulnerable and poor" Cambodian mothers to Americans, hitting out at the commercialisation of nutrients needed by babies inside the kingdom.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:14
Cambodia suspends human breast milk exports to US
PHNOM PENH - Cambodia has temporarily stopped an American company from exporting locally-pumped human breast milk, AFP has learned, after reports highlighted how some of the country's poorest women were supplementing their income through the trade.
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 01:00
Determination and professional help can assist mothers of an adopted baby to breastfeed
In last week's "Living Well" column, we examined how breast massage can help the production of breast milk. This week, we talk to an expert on "relactation"
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 01:00
Why massaging your breasts is better for baby
The most nutritious food a mother can give her baby, breast milk is vital to a child's development during the first six months of its life and an excellent supplement when given as a complementary food until the youngster reaches the age of two or even m
Mon, 11 May 2015 10:33
Lost New Zealand woman survives on breast milk
WELLINGTON (AFP) - A New Zealand woman told Monday how she survived lost in rugged wilderness by drinking her own breast milk and burying herself in dirt.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:00
Nutrients like the alpha-lactalbumin in breast milk
A child's health for his entire life is pretty much mapped out in the first 1,000 days - from conception to two years.
Sun, 18 Aug 2013 00:00
In praise of breast milk
More than simply baby food, breast milk represents all that a loving mother can do for her child.