Breastfeeding

National Institutes of Health

October is the month healthcare professionals dedicate to making the rest of us aware of breast cancer and its prevention. Their advice usually emphasizes healthy living habits, regular self-examinations and mammograms and limiting hormone use. However, lesser known is how breastfeeding can reduce a woman's risk of breast cancer.

State of New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed two new laws that have taken effect immediately.

Catholic Charities

If your family is expecting a new arrival or has a younger member already running around, your next outing could be a mix of fun and education.

NYS urging more breastfeeding initiatives

Nov 22, 2016

The New York State Department of Health continues to push for breastfeeding initiatives. On Monday, the department announced it will allocate more than $7 million toward promoting breastfeeding. 

nysenate.gov

Major airports across New York, including Buffalo Niagara International, would have to provide space for breastfeeding moms under a proposed law that was unveiled Tuesday. A study shows only eight percent of airports across the nation have lactation rooms.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Among the individuals and families strolling through Delaware Park in Buffalo today were some who were there to raise awareness of breastfeeding and its benefits for both baby and mother.