breast milk

Breastfeeding Reduces the Risk of Breast Cancer

Breastfeeding has long been recommended by many of the leading medical authorities, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The decision to breastfeed is a personal one and is likely to draw strong opinions from both friends and family. However, evidence showing breastfeeding is healthy for both mother and baby continues to grow.

Breast Milk Purchased Online May Contain Cow's Milk

If you purchase breast milk online for your infant, you may be getting more than you bargained for in the package. According to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, ten percent of breast milk samples purchased on the Internet have added cow's milk or baby formula.

Breast Milk Bought Online May Infect Babies With HIV, Experts Say

Researchers reveal that breast milk online poses serious threats to the health of infants. Some even warn that there is a potential risk for the transmission of hepatitis, HIV and syphyilis through the buying and selling of unscreened human breast milk.
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