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2011-08-20 07:00:00

I Want a Breast Pump dedicated to serving the needs of new mothers. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 I Want a Breast Pump, a specialty store catering

2011-08-06 00:00:04

International campaign aims to improve the health of babies worldwide by educating the public about the important benefits of breastfeeding Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 In response to the recent Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia took part in an international effort to educate professionals and the public about the importance of giving every child the best possible start in life — by...

2011-08-02 08:50:00

New CDC report shows missed opportunities for preventing childhood obesity beginning at birth ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breastfeeding protects against childhood obesity, yet less than 4 percent of U.S.

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2011-07-22 11:35:00

A study of more than 5,000 children found those who are not breastfed are up to 50 percent more likely to exhibit asthmatic symptoms than those who are.

2011-06-22 00:00:34

The Covillow combines a breastfeeding cover and pillow into one unique breastfeeding accessory that provides privacy like never before Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 Covillow, LLC today announced the launch of their new nursing top aimed at addressing the social, emotional and practical challenges mothers face when breastfeeding in public.

2011-05-03 07:29:57

Nutrition during the first days or weeks of life may have long-term consequences on health, potentially via a phenomenon known as the metabolic programming effect.

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2011-01-20 13:51:32

On Thursday, American's chief doctor asked for Americans to support breastfeeding and outlined guidelines for mothers and communities to support the nature's most natural nutrition system.

2011-01-17 10:06:45

Current guidelines suggest that mothers should exclusively breastfeed for the first six months of their babies' lives.

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2010-09-14 06:42:00

Three million, or 75 percent, of all infants born in the United States in 2007 were breastfed, but mothers abandoned the practice too quickly.

2010-08-13 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and Kaiser Permanente believes that one of the most important choices a mother can make to promote the health of her family is to choose to breastfeed exclusively.


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