Flaws in Study of Breastfeeding and Dairy Allergy

A new Israeli study making the rounds of the internet is claiming that exclusive breastfeeding, instead of preventing allergies as has been shown by numerous studies, actually increases the risk for dairy allergy. The researchers conclude that parents should give cow's milk in the early days and … [Read more...]

Breastfeeding and Introduction of Solid Foods: New Guidelines from Israel Health Ministry

This week the Israel health ministry issued new guidelines on introduction of complementary foods (solids) to breastfeeding babies. Unfortunately, the media got hold of the information early and published misleading information. There is nothing especially new or radical in the guidelines, which … [Read more...]