The vice mayor said some men did not want their babies to breast-feed
because they wanted their wives' breasts for themselves only.
2] In the United States, about 75% of women begin breast-feeding and about 13% only breast-feed
until the age of six months.
Mums, I'm always looking for ammunition to persuade you to breast-feed
Women who breast-feed
their children and later develop breast cancer are less likely to experience a cancer recurrence, compared to women who did not breastfeed.
Muscat: Omani mothers have been urged to breast-feed
their children given the numerous benefits of the practice for children, mothers and the society, and the disadvantages of formula feeding.
Despite a series of national and local campaigns urging women to breast-feed
, statistics show fewer mums are using the method.
We were interested to find out how that affected moms' decisions to breast-feed
The likelihood that women who intend to breast-feed
exclusively actually do so in the first week after giving birth is associated with hospital staff's approach to the practice, according to a study of U.
Breast Buddy is a new initiative from the Department of Health to encourage young mothers from low-income backgrounds to breast-feed
However, there has been no significant change in the percentage of women who continued to breast-feed
at 6 months of age.
We already know how to prevent breast-feeding transmission: Don't breast-feed
," says Lynne Mofenson of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Bethesda, Md.
More women are initiating breast-feeding, but the percentage of those who breast-feed
exclusively at 3 months is below the national goal of 60%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.