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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.

2011-08-01 14:08:00

MCHENRY, Ill., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week, Medela is proud to honor the hard work, dedication and best practices of US-based lactation consultants and breastfeeding advocates.

2009-08-11 08:33:00

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.

2009-03-23 21:34:03

Hospital practices, such as supplementing newborns with formula or giving them pacifiers, reduce the odds new mothers will breastfeed, U.S.

2008-10-15 12:00:34

ALLEN, Texas, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Presbyterian Hospital of Allen has been designated a "Baby-Friendly Hospital" by the World Health Organization, recognizing its comprehensive approach to supporting breastfeeding of newborns.

2008-08-04 09:01:04

A TEESSIDE Hospital has achieved recognition for its baby friendly services. The maternity unit at the James Cook University Hospital has been commended for the high standard of care it offers to breastfeeding mothers and new born babies.


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