For most of us, the first food we consumed in this world was our mother’s breast milk. Anthony & Laci break down what’s so healthy about it, and why drinking it can give babies a leg up.
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MRI Study: Breastfeeding Boosts Babies’ Brain Growth
“A study using brain images from “quiet” MRI machines adds to the growing body of evidence that breastfeeding improves brain development in infants.”
Breast Milk Is Good for the Brain, Scans Show
“Researchers using magnetic resonance imaging have added to the evidence that breast-feeding leads to increased rates of brain development in infants.”
More Breast-Feeding Could Save Billions and Prevent Thousands of Breast-Cancer Cases
“Thanks to public-health messages, everyone pretty much knows that breast-feeding is beneficial for baby. But it’s also really good for mom, and now a new study quantifies just how good.”
“Making the decision to breastfeed is a very personal matter. It’s also one that’s very likely to elicit strong opinions from friends and family.”
Laughter elevates the levels of breast-milk melatonin.
“Laughter increased natural killer cell activity in blood and free radical-scavenging capacity in saliva in healthy subjects.”
The human milk microbiome changes over lactation and is shaped by maternal weight and mode of delivery
“Breast milk is recognized as the most important postpartum element in metabolic and immunologic programming of health of neonates.”
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