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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.
Women who have immediate family members with breast cancer are strongly urged to consider breastfeeding their babies.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Breastfeeding reduces infant mortality by 21 percent and offers increased health benefits according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), yet only 54 percent of new mothers in the Philadelphia area attempt to breastfeed their newborns.
There is little evidence that mother's milk protects babies against illness or allergies, a leading British pediatrician said. Those observations are contained in National Health Service literature which is wrong or out of date, said Dr.
Most Canadian women have a positive experience during labor and birth, but few breastfeed their babies past 6 months as advised, a survey indicates. Dr.
Hospital practices, such as supplementing newborns with formula or giving them pacifiers, reduce the odds new mothers will breastfeed, U.S.
LOMA LINDA, Calif., Feb.
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