The discussion of the effects of C-section births on a child’s development and how breastfeeding affects the baby’s microbiome continues.
Following the two previous posts, we go deeper into two sub-topics: birth by surgery and the suspected reason why that seems to contribute to childhood obesity.
We continue our discussion about the actual expense involved in breastfeeding, which is believed to help prevent obesity.
Baby formula’s current, heavily politicized supply chain problem presents an opportunity to make several points when planning to breastfeed.
Politically and medically significant, it’s a public health issue and also a very personal and extremely emotional one. There is more to be said about breastfeeding, babies, and childhood obesity, so here are a few interesting items from around the Interweb. Actor Charlie Sheen’s alleged misbehavior has been saturating the media. One of the legal […]
New research comes along every day, and breastfeeding is currently a topic of much concern (we have been exploring some of its angles on this blog). The latest interesting findings come from the Colorado School of Public Health, reported on for BusinessWeek by Robert Preidt. It’s one of those “bad news, good news” scenarios. The […]
The Let’s Move! program and First Lady Michelle Obama have plenty of ideas about ending childhood obesity, and one of them is the importance of breastfeeding. Yesterday we brought up some of the problems encountered by the FLOTUS (First Lady of the United States.) The public may experience either strong feelings or ambivalence, both of […]
The semaglutide drugs Ozempic and Wegovy, intended to treat Type 2 diabetes and obesity, respectively, are a risky bet for pregnant people.
We listen to experts on what type of fuel to put into our car. If only we would pay a similar amount of attention to what we put into our bodies.
Many of the hospitalizations that are categorized as “with COVID” — like heart attacks, strokes, lung clots, etc. — are now seen as actually “for” COVID.