Questions about co-sleeping are often drowned out in a whirlwind of information and opinions. But science can provide some answers.
The report of the Women’s Economic Equality Taskforce mentions birth only twice, and breastfeeding not at all. Yet, properly valued, breastmilk contributes $154 per litre to the Australian economy.
The way some of the women felt about their bodies affected their breastfeeding choices.
New research sheds light on how autism affects how we feed our babies, and vice versa.
Being caught up in an emergency like a bushfire can make breastfeeding more challenging – but there are ways to continue.
Africa has made good progress towards reducing maternal mortality and newborn deaths over the past decade. But climate change is reversing the gains.
New research shows that breastfeeding rates peaked in 2020, a time of strict COVID restrictions.
Low-income mothers with infants are struggling with food insecurity, which can lead to long-term health impacts for both mothers and children.
Not enough data is being collected about the impact taking prescription medication has on breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding isn’t always a peaceful, bonding experience between parent and child. As many as 1 in 5 women say that they felt an intense aversion to breastfeeding.
Child development is always more complex than whether a baby is breastfed or not, as multiple factors affect our health.
Many families in the US encountered empty shelves when they went in search of infant formula during COVID-19.
The history of breastfeeding reveals uncomfortable truths about women, work and money.
Finding role models can be a great way to increase confidence.
An infant nutrition expert explains the efforts to ensure there is enough baby formula for US consumption and the differences between domestic and imported produce.
An infant nutrition expert explains what is behind the current formula shortage and what can be done to support hard-pressed parents.
Kenya wants parents to be able to make more informed choices about feeding their babies.
I spoke to women about their experience of extended breastfeeding.
Using ‘cellular agriculture’, scientists want to produce genuine human breastmilk as an alternative to infant formula.
With the high cost of infant formula, food-insecure mothers who cannot breastfeed are struggling to feed their babies.