During an interview with an Italian newspaper, the Jesuit Pope used breastfeeding as an analogy for feeding humanity
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Monday 18 July 2011
Staff at an Australian hospital accidentally mixed up two newborns and gave them to the wrong mothers, who breast-fed the infants before the mistake was caught, the hospital said today.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
The number of new mothers who start breastfeeding is on the rise, figures show.
Sunday 22 May 2011
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Breast-fed babies grow into better behaved and more emotionally stable children than those that are bottle fed, a study has shown.
Sunday 01 May 2011
Tuesday 22 February 2011
Wednesday 09 February 2011
Tuesday 25 January 2011
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Too few people understand the work involved in bringing up a baby and should be given more information on raising children, a Government-commissioned review has concluded.
Saturday 15 January 2011
Mothers beseiged internet forums and radio phone-ins yesterday to express their frustration at the latest scientific controversy about breastfeeding.
Friday 14 January 2011
If you want your child to eat their greens, do not continue with exclusive breast feeding for too long, child health experts say today.
Sunday 09 January 2011
Saturday 08 January 2011
It's not only humans who are suffering due to the recent floods in Australia. Some 130 orphaned bats have been found on the Gold Coast during the storm season.
Monday 29 November 2010
That Britain is not a child or baby-friendly society by European standards is an oft-heard complaint with a good deal of justice to it. The hostility still evinced towards mothers who breastfeed babies in public, for example, compares unfavourably to the much more relaxed approach that our continental neighbours adopt towards this most natural human activity.
Monday 29 November 2010
Companies should help new mothers to return to work by providing them with breastfeeding facilities or by allowing them to bring their babies to work, the Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley, said at the weekend. He is urging firms to set up areas where they can breastfeed and to supply fridges or cool-boxes to store expressed milk.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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