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Breastfeeding Rates Continue To Rise In The US
2013-08-01 05:14:05

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.

Benefits Of Breastfeeding Social Mobility
2013-06-25 10:52:12

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.

Breastfeeding Boosts Baby Brain
2013-06-07 08:33:34

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.

2013-03-13 13:54:30

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.

2012-12-28 05:00:05

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

2012-08-05 23:02:56

InsidersHealth launches “Health Starts With Mom” a contest (deadline August 13, 2012) and ongoing media campaign to educate about the lifelong benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and

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2012-07-11 08:47:56

Scientists discovered that, while having more babies can lead to a higher body mass index, the longer a woman breastfeeds causes a lower body mass index (BMI) later on.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.