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2008-07-01 15:00:10

By MUSSEN, Deidre THREE INFERTILE women have stunned New Zealand's maternity sector by breastfeeding their babies despite never giving birth.

2008-06-19 09:00:09

By JOHANN HARI Imagine if today, scientists discovered a drug that could save 13 per cent of all the babies who currently die. Now imagine that drug also made your baby cleverer - and dramatically slashed her chances of developing heart disease, diabetes, leukaemia, asthma or obesity as an adult.

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2006-01-10 11:20:00

A new study suggests that the longer infants are breastfed, the lower the likelihood they'll be overweight as adolescents, a relationship that does not appear to be influenced by sociocultural factors.

2005-12-05 14:10:00

A number of factors influence whether a women will give up breastfeeding before the baby can derive any health benefits from it, new research suggests -- but with more encouragement and help many more women might persevere.

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2005-10-03 09:30:00

Though efforts to encourage breastfeeding are usually aimed at new mothers, getting dads on board can also help, according to a study published Monday.

2005-09-19 14:21:49

LONDON (Reuters) - Baby milk manufacturers are confusing mothers with clever marketing that evades a ban on advertising their infant formulas in Britain, according to research published on Monday.

2005-09-16 07:28:05

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Low-income women may be more likely to breastfeed their infants if they get a little encouragement from their peers, a new study suggests.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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