New research suggests that breast milk "has a strong [HIV] virus-kiling effect," according to authors of the study..." Pretty stinkin' cool. I'm just slightly afraid that some militant lactivists might use this as more ammo to make mothers that don't breastfeed feel inferior. Mothers Breastfed, News, Breastfeeding Baby, Mothers Breastfeeding
"The Secrets of Breast Milk" Providing nutrients turns out to be only part of what milk does. And it might not even be the most important part.
This mom's story illustrates how preparation makes a huge difference in Breastfeeding outcomes. August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Pass it on.
Breastfeeding is natural and what was intended for breasts. Next time someone disapproves and suggests you feed your child in the bathroom, suggest that you can have the server bring their dinner to the bathroom as well. You don't want to eat in the bathroom? Well neither does the baby.