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10 Aug
Health experts have implored mothers to not only exclusively breastfeed their babies for six months but also continue breastfeeding the babies for two years though with complementary diets because of the huge benefits to children and mothers. They gave the advice at an enlightenment programme on the importance of breastfeeding to the child and the…
23 Jan
Breast milk is one of the most nutritious kinds of milk known to mankind. It has been an aid to the growth of many since the emergence of the first men on earth. Over the years, with the increasing awareness of the benefits of breasting-feeding, different ideas from people have emerged about the concept of…
20 Apr 2020
  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…
6 Dec 2019
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…
20 Oct 2019
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.
25 Jul 2019
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.
22 Jul 2019
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…
9 Aug 2018
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…
7 Aug 2018
No alcohol is safe while breastfeeding, new research suggests.
12 Jul 2018
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…
28 Mar 2017
Cambodia officially banned selling and exporting locally-pumped human breast milk Tuesday, after reports exposed how women were turning to the controversial trade to boost meagre incomes in one of Southeast Asia's poorest countries.
22 Mar 2017
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.


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