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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.
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.
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.
Current guidelines suggest that mothers should exclusively breastfeed for the first six months of their babies' lives.
Three million, or 75 percent, of all infants born in the United States in 2007 were breastfed, but mothers abandoned the practice too quickly.
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.
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, August 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Special Issue and Other Select Articles to be Made Freely Available Online In support of World Breastfeeding Week 2010, Elsevier - the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services - is pleased to open access to selected articles related to breastfeeding from the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, Midwifery and the Journal of Pediatric Health Care.
A new study published in the open access journal BMC Pediatrics has examined the effects of maternal factors and hospital infant-feeding practices on breastfeeding.
Local Broadcasts in Creole Urge New Mothers to Nourish Infants Through Breast Milk; Cautions Against Baby Formula Made with Dirty Water PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan.
RED BANK, N.J., Dec.
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