breastfeeding

Mizoram man jumps off a mountain cliff with four-month-old daughter as wife refuses to breastfeed her  

The incident took place at Rahsi Veng in Zawlpui village of the state’s Lunglei district on Thursday morning.

published on : 8th March 2019

No room for nursing mothers in Chennai

Six months after having my first child, I was to rejoin work at Saidapet in January 2019. I was in for a shock when I found the breastfeeding room at Saidapet terminus locked.

published on : 21st February 2019

How breastfeeding is linked to being a righty or lefty

The study, from the University of Washington, suggests that the prevalence of left-handedness is lower among breastfed infants.

published on : 8th January 2019

I Love 9 Months: Breastfeeding pod cares for mothers of newborns

Even as the state government is taking steps to make the public places mother-friendly, Technopark on Tuesday set the ball rolling by installing India’s first lactation pod.

published on : 5th December 2018

Kolkata mall faces social media fury for barring woman from breastfeeding

The mother, Abhilasha Arup Das Adhikari, took to Facebook to express her experience, stating she was asked "not to do home chores" in the shopping centre.

published on : 29th November 2018

PETA honours Malayalam magazine Grihalakshmi for highlighting importance of human breast milk

Mothers of each mammal species naturally produce the perfect food for their own babies, so human mothers who breastfeed can be proud of their innate ability to nourish their infants, it said.

published on : 8th March 2018

Not just Grihalakshmi magazine, Indian postal stamp too featured breastfeeding woman in 1984

Many don’t know is that in the 1980s, our very own country released a postal stamp that featured a mother breastfeeding a child — without covering up.

published on : 8th March 2018

Will Grihalakshmi breastfeeding cover controversy help stress need for lactation rooms?

Does the city  have a different take on women breast feeding in the public? Do we have enough facilities to ensure this natural act is done without any hassle? 

published on : 6th March 2018

Grihalakshmi controversy: Why 'progressive Kerala' can’t bear Gilu Joseph's breastfeeding cover picture in Malayalam magazine

The hue and cry over the picture of a breastfeeding woman in a Malayalam magazine Grihalakshmi is taking rounds on social media.

published on : 3rd March 2018

Kerala advocate lodges complaint against Malayalam magazine Grihalakshmi, model Gilu Joseph over breastfeeding cover photo

Charges have been filed under Section 3 and 4 of indecent representation of women (Prohibition) act 1986 and the hearing of the same has been fixed for March 1.

published on : 2nd March 2018

Eating peanuts while breastfeeding may protect your baby from allergies

A recent study has found that eating peanuts while breastfeeding may protect their newborn from developing allergies later in life.

published on : 27th September 2017

Breastmilk may ward off bacterial infections in babies

Protective sugars found in breastmilk can help protect babies against bacterial infections, researchers have found.

published on : 21st August 2017