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Under a new three-year $6.6 million contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Abt Associates will work with hospitals to help them encourage breastfeeding and receive a Baby-Friendly
The BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Teaches the Benefits of Breastfeeding with New Breastfeeding Classes and Support Groups for New and Expecting Mothers in Daytona
"Health Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby and Mom,” a new report on the website Vinamy.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mother. Seattle,
A new analysis has found that breastfeeding for more than six months may safeguard nonsmoking mothers against breast cancer.
Breastfeeding rates in the US have continued to rise over the past decade, according to new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics released on Wednesday.
Besides providing nutrition and a wealth of antibodies, breastfeeding can provide infants with a greater chance for social mobility, according to a new study in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
By the age of two, babies who were breastfed exclusively for at least three months experienced enhanced development in parts of the brain responsible for language, cognition and emotional function compared to infants that were given at least some formula as infants, according to a new study.
In research that included nearly 14,000 healthy infants in Belarus, an intervention that succeeded in improving the duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding during infancy did not result in a lower risk of overweight or obesity among the children at age 11.5 years.
Recent nursing research on "Kangaroo Care" indicates early health benefits for baby.The Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) of Women's Excellence in Midwifery have put this research
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