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We Will Soon Get Human Breast Milk from Cows

We all know what the BEST food for babies is (at least for the first 6 months): breast milk! But what about children who can't get it, because they are adopted, for instance? The solution may be at hand: Scientists have successfully introduced human genes into 300 dairy cows to produce milk with the same properties as human breast milk.
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Once You Have Him, How Will You Feed Him?

If you're pregnant, be sure to eat a low-fat diet, or else your baby may be fat too?all his or her life! A study in rats shows that exposure to a high-fat diet during pregnancy produces permanent changes in the offspring's brain that lead to overeating and obesity.

Researcher Sarah F. Leibowitz says, "We've shown that short-term exposure...

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How to Have High Status Kids

We've reported on the dangers of feeding infants with plastic baby bottles. Now it?s been discovered that although breastfeeding doesn't make kids smarter, breastfed kids DO attain higher social status when they're adults.

A large, long term study reveals that breastfed kids climb higher up the social ladder than bottle-fed children....

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Breast Feeding Saves Lives?And Not Just Babies' Lives

We can save the lives of millions of infants every year in the third world. In the West, we can save the lives of their mothers as well?and also the lives of their children, especially their sons, when they grow to maturity. What is the magic that can achieve all these miracles? Breast feeding.

Andy McSmith writes in the Independent...

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