breastfeeding


DHA Importance During Breast Feeding

For many years I’ve strongly recommended to my perinatal patients that they take a high dose DHA fish oil supplement. DHA is docosahexaenoic acid found in fatty fish which is one of the beneficial longer chain fatty acids we get from fish – the other being EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid). I’m […]


Breastfeeding Associated with Decreased Childhood Behavioral Problems

Children who are breastfed are less likely to suffer from behavioral or mental health issues than those who are not breastfed, according to new research. The study, which was presented at the American Public Health Association’s 136th Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Diego, looked at whether breastfeeding is associated […]