Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC

Not Breastfeeding Increases The Risk Of Ear Infections: Study

A new study has found that not breastfeeding (directly via the breast) increases the risk of ear infections. Find out all the results and how this happens. Read More


Genetic Material In Breastmilk – 3 Interesting Facts

Did you know breastmilk contains genetic material, including stem cells? Here are 3 interesting facts about genetic material in breastmilk. Read More

Breastfeeding And Cavities – 5 Facts Worth Knowing

Have you heard that breastfeeding can cause cavities for babies or toddlers? Here are 5 facts you need to know about breastfeeding and cavities. Read More


Breastfeeding Toddlers – 7 Benefits Of Breastfeeding Your Toddler

Many people wrongly believe that breastfeeding a toddler offers no benefits. Here are 7 impressive benefits for mothers and toddlers who breastfeed. Read More


How Much Breastmilk Does My Baby Need?

In a time where formula feeding is common and involves exact measuring, some breastfeeding mothers ask, how much breastmilk does my baby need? Read More

From Confusion To Clarity – When To Introduce Solids

It's no wonder parents are confused - baby feeding recommendations are in the headlines again. If you'd like some clarity, find out some facts, here. Read More


How A City Increased Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates From 13% To 40%

Years ago in Sharjah (UAE), the exclusive breastfeeding rate was barely 14%. So how did they increase that number to 40%? Find out what steps they took. Read More

How We Could Prevent 20,000 Breast Cancer Deaths Annually: The Lancet

The Lancet recently published some staggering figures about breastfeeding, including its ability to prevent almost 20,000 annual breast cancer deaths. Read More


Laws Protecting Breastfeeding Inadequate In Many Countries: Report

Leading health organisations have warned laws to protect breastfeeding are inadequate in most countries, exposing infants and young children to risks. Read More

Why Formula Shouldn’t Be Donated During Times Of Crisis

Seems innocent enough that during times of crisis, formula should be donated to help mothers and babies. But there are three big problems. Find out here. Read More




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