breastfeeding

Research finds breastfeeding is being overtly discouraged by infant formula websites

Breastfeeding has many well-documented benefits for infants and mothers.

published on : 14th September 2021

No serious Covid vaccine side effects in breastfeeding moms, infants: Study

The research, published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine, involved 180 breastfeeding women who received both doses of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine.

published on : 9th September 2021

Even Covid-positive mothers can breastfeed their babies: Doctors

The pandemic has been tough for pregnant and lactating women, with many afraid of transmitting Covid-19 to their babies.

published on : 8th August 2021

Create awareness about breastfeeding: W&CD dept

She inaugurated a Wash complex with 10 washroom blocks with a running water facility at Balika  Sadanam here on Thursday.

published on : 6th August 2021

Covid fear leads to drop in breastfeeding among new mothers in Telangana

An unexpected fallout of Covid-19 pandemic is the declining breastfeeding rates.

published on : 4th August 2021

Re-focusing on breastfeeding more important amid pandemic: NGO

The comments come on the occasion of World Breastfeeding Week celebrated in the first week of August.

published on : 3rd August 2021

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