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The BioMilk team

Israeli scientists developing first ‘cultured breast milk’

“I want to make milk,” she said. “I want to make super milk… with a much higher, positive impact on our health.”

Good news for moms: Breastfeeding toddlers, infants at same time is OK

The researchers specifically examined the influence of nursing two offspring of different ages on the macronutrient content of the mother’s milk.

Coronavirus: Israeli study finds vaccine antibodies in breast milk

In addition, Israeli researchers confirmed that the antibodies can block the virus from binding with receptors on host cells, therefore showing the potential to prevent the disease.

Coronavirus: Vaccinated nursing moms likely pass antibodies on to babies

'Pregnant women who got vaccinated or recovered are also likely to give their children protection against COVID-19 through the placenta.'

Birth preparation course in Arabic aims to tackle taboos in Arab society

The course includes five sessions and provides valuable information for soon-to-be parents about pregnancy and the lively process of giving birth.

Coronavirus has affected the way mothers nurse their babies

While there is still no evidence that the virus can spread through breast milk, the Health Ministry recommends that mothers wear a mask and be strict about hygiene while nursing.

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Breastfeeding tied to lower risk of diabetes, high blood pressure

Overall, mothers who breastfed for more than 12 months were 30% less likely to develop diabetes and 13% less likely to develop high blood pressure.

By REUTERS
22/10/2019
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