Breast Milk

Bottle and breast pump with breast milk on the background of mother holding in her hands and breastfeeding baby
Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
February 08, 2019 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A compilation of research on breast milk released this month spells out what it is that provides long-lasting benefits in children. The research of Dr. Foteini Kakulas on the migration of stem cells from breast milk to the nursing infant was summarized this month in...
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Samantha Jones
Bucks County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
August 29, 2018 - 1:50 pm
RICHLAND TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Bucks County woman accused of killing her two-and-a-half month old baby with a deadly combination of drugs in her breast-milk is ordered to stand trial on homicide charges. Samantha Jones' son died on April 2. An autopsy concluded that the child died of a...
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August 27, 2018 - 12:31 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Marijuana's main mind-altering ingredient was detected in nursing mothers' breast milk in a small study that comes amid evidence that more U.S. women are using pot during pregnancy and afterward. Experts say the ingredient, THC, has chemical properties that could allow it to disrupt...
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Dreamstime
Kimberly Adams
August 09, 2018 - 8:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local mothers struggling with breast milk issues or women who want to donate milk have more options now: Three new donor depots have opened in the area to offer some help. "It's women helping women with compromised babies," said Breastfeeding Resource Center Director...
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2018 - 12:14 am
By Mercedes Leguizamon and AJ Willingham SOUTH DAKOTA (CNN) - - There are plenty of ways moms use extra breast milk. They pump it, dump it, save it, bake with it or even drink it (though health experts definitely caution against this). Amanda Lanners, a South Dakota mom of four, decided to donate...
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