Milk straight from mom's breast is best for baby's weight, study finds

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baltimoresun.com—Breast milk from the bottle may not have as many benefits for a baby's weight as feeding straight from the breast, a new study suggests. The researchers found what many others have: Overall, breastfed babies tended to have a healthier weight than those who were formula-fed. However, babies given...

Mom charged after drugs in breast milk killed baby, prosecutors say. In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, prosecutors are arguing that 30-year-old Samantha Jones killed her 11-week-old son, R.J., by breastfeeding while using drugs. According to the criminal complaint, R.J. died from ingesting a "combination of fatal drugs through breast milk" and is being charged with criminal homicide. Jones' attorney, Louis Busico, said that Jones "absolutely, unequivocally loved that child" and never intended to harm him. According to an affidavit, Jones told investigators that...