Learning to like vegetables during breastfeeding

Learning to like vegetables during breastfeeding: a randomized clinical trial of lactating mothers and infants Conclusion: Early life may be an optimum time for both infants and their mothers to learn to like the taste of healthy foods. More research is needed to facilitate the liking and eating of these foods by mothers, which will,…

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Canterbury Big Latch On events – World Breastfeeding Week 2017

World Breastfeeding Week 2017 was celebrated all around the world, and of course, in New Zealand too. In New Zealand the Big-Latch-On events present an opportunity to celebrate breastfeeding with breastfeeding women and their supporters. This year there were Big-Latch-On events in Christchurch at the McFaddens Centre, Christchurch Women’s Hospital and in Burwood, and also…

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The mysteries of milk (human)

“Far from being an easily synthesised mixture of nutrients, breast milk contains a multitude of microbes, stem cells and biological molecules that scientists are still trying to understand. Dr Natalie Shenker MRSB explores what we do and don’t know about the white stuff.” “Breast milk contains thousands of different molecules, growth factors, hormones, microorganisms and…

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