Breast Milk

Dear Josie Cunningham, Please Stop Sharing Your Twisted Views on Breastfeeding

Andrea Traynor | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Living
Andrea Traynor

Well done. Any wayward young girl or new mother who considers you a role model may now elect not to breastfeed her child. All because of your inaccurate, uneducated, misguided and -- truly -- disgusting sentiments about what is one of the most loving, selfless and beautiful relationships a mother can have with her baby.

Breast Milk Donated Or Sold Online Often Tainted: Study

CP | Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

CHICAGO - Human breast milk is sold for babies on several online sites for a few dollars an ounce, but a new study says buyer beware: Testing showed i...

Children Breastfed Longer Are Smarter: Study

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.01.2013 | Canada Living

The longer moms breastfeed, the smarter their kids. That's the gist of a new U.S. study which explored the relationship between breastfeeding duration...

Food For Thought: How I Feed My Baby Is None of Your Business

Darlena Cunha | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada Living
Darlena Cunha

Something as simple and necessary as feeding your child is cause for judgement and snobbery from parents who do it differently. Taking a bottle out in public never failed to bring on the stares of other well-meaning parents who were certain our children weren't getting the best nutrition possible.

Breast Milk: Fights Off Infection While Feeding Babies

Jason Tetro | Posted 07.26.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg This week, a team from The University of Western Australia published a paper that revealed how breast milk is not only a great source of nutrition, but also may help to fight off infections. But while breastfeeding continues to gain scientific backing, this does not mean that it is the only choice.

Breast Milk Jewelry: Gross Or Touching Memento?

CP | Leanne Italie, The Associated Press | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Style

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Strands from baby's first haircut. The first tooth. Tiny footprints sunk into clay. Some parents even tuck away the dried stump of th...

A Food Bank For Breast Milk

CP | Patrice Bergeron, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Living

QUEBEC - The Quebec government announced Wednesday it is taking steps to address a "crying need" by setting up its first breast-milk bank.While there ...

Facebook Group Lets Mothers Share Breast Milk

CBC | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Living

Women across southwestern Ontario are using social media to connect and then share breast milk. The Facebook group Human Milk 4 Human Babi...

Wanted: Breast Milk Donations

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C.’s Fraser Health Authority is calling on new mothers to donate surplus breast milk as part of a pilot project this winter. Fraser H...

How Amanda Todd Affected Mothers

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

I don't really want to mention the horrifying tragedy of Amanda Todd's story, but I will because teen suicide and cyberbullying has to stop. These difficult issues have taken the mom media by storm lately, prompting discussion on how we can all help -- are legislative changes required or will more basic community changes make a difference

Got Breast Milk? Alberta's First Depot Opens

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Audrey Inouye pumps her breast milk at home twice each day, setting some aside for tiny, premature babies in hospitals who aren't able to g...

The Benefits Of Breast Milk

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada Living

Kids who have been breastfed have always had a long list of health benefits, and now researchers have added one more to the list: Good gut flora growt...

Baby and the Breast

Tanya Enberg | Posted 07.02.2012 | Canada Living
Tanya Enberg

I am not rattled by women breastfeeding wherever they find convenient. The obstacle is my own self-image as a sexual being -- a gal who has long enjoyed her body for reasons that have nothing to do with babies.