“When I lost my job, I sought refuge in my wife’s lactating breasts. I have never felt more secure.”
Nidhi Parmar Hiranandani has donated over 40 litres of milk since May this year. Despite social taboos and awkward silence around it, she will continue pumping as long as she can.
A Singapore-based startup is focusing on breast milk for now but also plans to develop lab-grown alternatives for the dairy industry.
Battling the social stigma attached to mothers publicly feeding their infants, this is the first of three monuments to take such an initiative.
There's limited research on marijuana but doctors say enough concerns exist about both short-term growth and long-term neurological consequences for children to recommend against it.
More than a dozen moms in Minnesota nursed their children at a public pool in solidarity with two moms who were scolded for breastfeeding. Public breastfeeding became legal in all 50 states in July of this year.
Government delegates thought the resolution would pass without a hitch before U.S. officials reportedly threatened at least one country with sanctions if they didn't remove pro-breastfeeding language.
While Californian women of color are breastfeeding their babies in the hospital more frequently than in the past, they still lag far behind white women. Here's how hospitals are working to change that.