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Formula feeding increases infants' infection, hospitalization rates: study

Vietnamese infants raised on formula have increased risk of infection and hospital admission, a study says.

Saigon human milk bank gets first donor

A mother who recently delivered a premature baby has become the first donor at Ho Chi Minh’s human milk bank.

Trumps weighs in on breastfeeding debate, defends formula

President Donald Trump weighed in Monday to defend women's "access" to formula milk, after an article accused the U.S. of seeking to torpedo a WHO resolution on breastfeeding.
July 10, 2018 | 05:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnam opens first human milk bank to help at-risk infants

The government has taken various measures to increase the breastfeeding rate in Vietnam, which is significantly lower than other countries.
February 18, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Sleep-deprived mothers upset over draft policy to cut extra break time

The revised law would cut the time mothers have to care for their new-borns.
January 10, 2017 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

For babies in SE Asia disasters, breast is best - experts

After each typhoon, earthquake or flood in disaster-prone Southeast Asia, well-meaning individuals and groups donate infant formula, not realising the dangers it can pose to children in a crisis, aid workers say.
April 11, 2016 | 12:07 pm GMT+7
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