Recent Posts by Renee Kam IBCLC

Could Antibiotic Use Reduce Protective Effects Of Breastfeeding?

Researchers looked into the use of antibiotics in breastfed babies, to see if there was an impact on protective factors found in breastmilk. Find out more. Read More


Breastmilk Is Important For Premature Babies’ Hearts: Study

New research has found that breastmilk might be important for the long term heart structure and function of premature babies. Find out more. Read More

7 Times You May Feel Like Giving Up Breastfeeding – And How To Get Through Them

Many mothers face breastfeeding challenges. Sometimes you may feel like throwing in the towel. Here are 7 of those times and what you can do to get unstuck. Read More


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




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