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  • New Moms Discussing Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding May Reduce Arsenic Exposure in Infants

    With the health benefits of breastfeeding widely documented, new research adds to the growing body of evidence of the importance for babies: Breastfeeding may significantly reduce arsenic exposure in infants. Arsenic is a poisonous substance that occurs naturally in water, rocks, soil, air, plants, and animals. Arsenic poisoning is a medical condition caused by elevated […] More

  • Breastfeeding Might Prevent ADHD

    Breastfeeding Might Prevent ADHD, Says Study

    If you are breastfeeding your child, they might be less prone to¬†attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A new study conducted by a team of Israeli researchers and published in the journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine suggests that breastfeeding helps fight against the onset of ADHD. The study was conducted by lead researcher¬†Aviva Mimouni-Bloch, MD, of […] More