Moving to Australia, breastfeeding in Guangzhou and Sydney airports

We recently had a 28-hour flight from Toronto to Sydney. Breastfeedingmama.ca will soon move to Breastfeedingmama.com. We took the China Southern airline, which meant our lay-over is in Guangzhou, China. So, here are the breastfeeding learning and tips for this very long-haul flight: Toronto Pearson Airport - only found one in Terminal 1 gate D37. … Continue reading Moving to Australia, breastfeeding in Guangzhou and Sydney airports

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Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport a Breastfeeding Friendly Airport

During our 4-hour layover in Taiwan, I needed to breastfeed my little one. I looked around the airport and found very nice nursing rooms (4 of them!) in the airport! They are all very clean, nicely decorated, and have lots of amenities. Here are the pictures I took: 1 Hello Kitty Themed Nursing Room 2 … Continue reading Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport a Breastfeeding Friendly Airport

What are the risks of NOT breastfeeding to the infant?

The biological norm for infant feeding is breastfeeding. Any substitution can result in significant adverse consequences for both mother and the baby. Human milk is the preferred form of nutrition for most infants. According to a study by Spatz and Lessen (2011), Immune cells, immunoglobulins, long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids,  cytokines, nucleotides, hormones, and bioactive … Continue reading What are the risks of NOT breastfeeding to the infant?