Even if the companies can get that far, there will still be much absent from a bulk milk tank. And that extends beyond breast milk’s immunological properties. The production of breast milk is a dynamic process. It changes not only over the course of a breastfeeding term but also over an individual feeding, and even with the time of day. Biotechnology is no match for the human breast. “Mothers should feel special,” says German, adding that breastfeeding is also associated with health benefits for mothers. … [Read more...] about Should mother’s milk be produced in the lab?
Benefits of breastfeeding by month
My twins are bonny and well. The trauma of their first months is behind us, but I will never forget it, nor would I want to. I pump after Gallia has had her morning feed, and then in the evenings once she’s down and I have collapsed on the sofa; I wander around the house on the classic parents’ nightly perambulation, picking up Duplo, recovering abandoned socks. It has so easily become part of my routine that I barely think about it; five minutes here, 10 minutes there, not enormous amounts, but a slow accretion in the freezer, until sooner than you’d think it is time to call the courier. I am fulfilling a promise I made to myself, long ago. … [Read more...] about Breast milk donations kept my tiny daughters alive
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With key workers wearing some sort of mask, how are deaf people who lip-read supposed to understand what is being said? From Margaret Roll in Clevedon Wearing masks presents major challenges for some deaf people who rely on lip-reading to communicate, but who also need to stay safe from catching the virus, especially if in a hospital setting. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Will universities be exempt from the new rules? And other questions
Caring: 'It's a special pocket of people who really care about togetherness and family. As hard as this new normal is, I'm very grateful for the community of women I have around me,' she added. … [Read more...] about Amanda Kloots gushes over late husband Nick Cordero’s posthumous Live Your Life album release days before his 42nd birthday