Breastfeeding and it’s effects

BREASTFEEDING IMPROVES THIS???  Ok…I’m definitely an advocate of nursing.  The benefits are well documented.  Of course…who needs documentation in the first place???  This is the way it was meant to be.  Period.  Anything else is inferior.  Science will never, ever trump Mother Nature.  So along comes this study that finds better lower body explosive strength […]

How Can We Increase the Likelihood of Breastfeeding?

It seems like society continues to move further and further away from nursing.  There is absolutely no doubt that this move is a BAD thing. There are compounds in breast milk that we are only now beginning to discover (galacto-oligosaccharides are the most recent discovery).  Formula will never, ever, ever replace breast milk. I hear […]

Breastfeeding & Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Disease in Infancy – (03-18-03)

Breastfeeding & Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Disease in Infancy. Okay…how much more money do we want to spend on determining that breast milk is superior to formula? Pick a benefit, pick a long term benefit and breastfeeding is superior. Breastfeeding and the Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Disease in Infancy: A Meta-analysis. Click here […]

Breastfeeding and lowering the risk of childhood obesity – (06-24-02)

Breastfeeding and lowering the risk of childhood obesity With the rates of diabetes and obesity skyrocketing, it is always good to see studies outlining protective behaviors. Unfortunately, whether or not an infant was formula fed cannot be changed in the child’s later years. The US government is considering spending millions on educating children on exercise […]