Doctors Warn That Breast Milk Cannot Cure Coronavirus
Different people have come up with different conspiracies amid the novel coronavirus break out. From 5G, to the use of Garlic for treatment and so much more. It has thus become imperative for medical practitioners to continually debunk these conspiracies. A strange theory is now making waves. There are new claims that drinking breast…
Breast milk reduces heart damage caused in premature birth, researchers find
Feeding premature babies breast milk could reduce heart damage caused by an early birth, scientists say. Babies born before full-term - 37 weeks - are thought to have weaker hearts due to smaller chambers that help pump the blood. But giving premature babies breast milk, instead of formula, could alleviate the problem, a review of…
Exclusive breastfeeding good for infants, quick recovery after childbirth - Group
President, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) and Network Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW), Modupe Oyekunle, has emphasised the importance of breast milk to child brain development, increased intelligence and productivity.
How breast milk dissolves cancers in trials
Scientists have shown in clinical trials that breast milk could provide the elusive cure for cancers. The trial results published Monday in the journal BioSpace showed how a chemical found only in breast milk helps break up tumours into fragments in the body, allowing cancer patients to pass them through their urine.
9 Alternative Uses Of Breast Milk Asides Breastfeeding
When breast milk is mentioned, the first thing that comes to mind is a baby’s perfect source of nutrition. While this may true, there are natural antibodies found in breast milk, along with it's anti-infectious, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties, that makes it possible to use for more than just a source of food for infants. There…
‘Breast milk gives life, capable of preventing any form of sickness’, says Obinwanne
A medical practitioner and founder of The Milk Booster, Dr. Chinny Obinwanne, has described breast milk as a “life- given substance and liquid gold capable of preventing any form of sickness.” She, therefore, called for more awareness campaign on the importance of breastfeeding. She made the call in Lagos at a programme to commemorate the…
Why breastfeeding mothers should not drink any alcohol
No alcohol is safe while breastfeeding, new research suggests.
NAFDAC, others caution on use of infant formula, advocate exclusive breastfeeding
National Agency for Food Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), has called for the strict compliance with International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitute(BMS) and stressed the need to protect infant and through promotion, protection and support for exclusive breastfeeding. According to the agency, lack of awareness and knowledge contributes to non-compliance of the Code as…
UNICEF decries sale of Cambodian breast milk to US mothers
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.
Cambodia suspends human breast milk exports to US
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.
Investment in breastfeeding: An asset in Nigeria's future
There is a simple action that can save lives, drive economic development and break the cycle of malnutrition in Nigeria: breastfeeding.New research published earlier this year by the medical journal The Lancet showed that despite breastfeeding being the norm for many mothers...