Candidates looking to replace John Bercow as the next speaker of the House of Commons have clashed over whether women should or should not be allowed to breastfeed in the chamber.
Using a breast pump can introduce the “wrong” kind of bacteria into babies and increase their risk of childhood asthma, a study suggests.
Premature babies show better brain development when fed breast milk rather than formula, new research has found.
A new breast pump controlled by a smartphone app is aimed at making pumping milk easier for nursing mothers by cutting the need for cords and buttons.
Shorter periods of breastfeeding similar to those seen today date back 500 years, a new study of British weaning habits has found.
Women are being offered help to breastfeed through Amazon’s Alexa.
Mothers who breastfeed for at least six months cut the risk of diabetes during their child-bearing years by half, a study has found.
NHS Grampian has launched a new initiative that aims to give extra support to mums and their babies across the region.
The 'breast is best' message encourages most new mums to breastfeed when their baby's born - but it's not powerful enough to persuade them all to carry on, it seems.
A row has broken out between a MP and a candidate for May's Aberdeen City Council election.
I hadn't been aware until this week that a campaign had been launched by Alison Thewliss, the SNP MP for Glasgow Central, to persuade football clubs to become “breastfeeding friendly”.
More than 100 Aberdeen businesses have signed up to a scheme raising awareness of breastfeeding in public.
A new breastfeeding group is to launch tomorrow at a North-east community centre.