In response to basketball player Kim Gaucher's plea, the International Olympic Committee is allowing breastfeeding babies to attend the Olympics.
The commercial will be broadcast a year after a previous Frida ad showing a new mom going to the bathroom was banned from the Oscars.
Ashley Graham said she’s tasted her own breast milk “more than once” during an episode of the Ellen DeGeneres Show, and it actually “tastes good.” Taste aside, some adults drink breastmilk under the misconception that it is healthy, but it can come with some risks. There are no proven health […]
Breast milk contains antibodies that can help protect the baby from infection and reduce the risk of leukemia, obesity, and diabetes. For the mother, breastfeeding has been shown to aid postpartum weight loss, reduce postpartum bleeding, and reduce the risk of certain diseases like breast and ovarian cancer. It’s OK […]
Rebecca Powell, a human milk immunologist in New York City, is collecting and studying breast milk samples from lactating women, including those who may have been exposed to COVID-19. Her preliminary findings suggest “there is a strong COVID-19 immune response” in new mums who’ve been infected. The team is exploring […]
Since 2018, Christina Resch has donated 94 gallons of her breast milk to 28 different babies, according to WVEC, a TV station in Virginia. She started to donate her milk when she realised she was producing much more than her prematurely born son, Finlay, was able to drink. According to […]
Molly Waitz, of Cutchogue, New York, breast pumped while running the New York City Marathon on Sunday. It was her first marathon. Waitz gave birth to her son, Bode, eight months ago, according to Good Morning America. She used a hands-free portable breast pump attached to her chest while running […]
For decades, scientists have seen trace amounts of chemicals such as flame retardants and heavy metals in breast milk. These findings are particularly concerning since the chemicals can be transferred to infants, who haven’t built up immunity to environmental hazards. The overwhelming scientific consensus is that breast milk is still […]
Celebrity mums often attribute their post-baby weight loss to breastfeeding. Although breastfeeding does help burn about 500 calories a day, the body craves those calories to be replaced. Weight loss results from breastfeeding may be able to be seen three months postpartum, but every woman is different and there’s no […]
Jasmin Paris, 35, finished the 268-mile Montane Spine Race on Wednesday, in 83 hours, 12 minutes, and 31 seconds. The course record was previously set by a man, and Paris beat it by 12 hours. Along the way, she stopped at check points to pump breast milk for her 14-month-old […]
Goldman Sachs is offering employees a new perk that allows them to ship their breast milk home while they’re travelling for work. It’s the latest company to offer this benefit, which is meant to support working mums. In the US, expressing breast milk at work isn’t a perk – it’s […]