Breastmilk is a living substance. Its nutritional composition changes when a baby is hungry, it thins out when they get thirsty, and it boosts their defenses when they’re feeling sick. Unique in its ability to adapt to babies’ needs as they grow, breastmilk has bioactive components that protect them in ways that formula cannot. Breastfeeding benefits both mother and baby and … [Read more...] about A team effort: making breastfeeding possible
Nutrition and Lactation
From the moment of birth, a mother's milk is the best possible food for babies. Breastfeeding is a vital way to ensure babies’ survival, health, and optimal development, providing them with the nutrients they need to grow. It’s not just food that is shared—breastfeeding also fosters a unique bond between mother and child that transcends the physical and strengthens the … [Read more...] about Tips and tricks for expressing and storing breastmilk
We have long known that breastmilk is the best food for babies and has many benefits for mothers as well. For decades, 170 countries have celebrated World Breastfeeding Week, an annual campaign to raise awareness about how important it is to defend, promote, and support exclusive breastfeeding during babies’ first six months, together with continued breastfeeding alongside … [Read more...] about Returning to work after becoming a mother: the challenge of breastfeeding
Many of us have heard about the benefits of breastfeeding and its positive effects on the health and wellbeing of children, mothers, and their families, as well as for the environment and society as a whole. Is protecting children’s health and wellbeing important to you? Have you thought about where you fit into the warm chain of support and how you are … [Read more...] about What is your role in supporting breastfeeding?
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is shaken at its core. Yet, the pandemic also had unexpected positive outcomes: carbon dioxide emissions decreased and people from around the world witnessed the benefits of having a cleaner environment. In a time when protecting biodiversity, mother earth and future generations has become fundamental, essential animal … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding – Eco-Bio-Logical behaviour- more vital than ever for the future of our children and the planet?