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2013-06-21 23:14:58

As one country contemplates a ban on baby bottles and the advertising of infant formula, in an effort to promote breast-feeding, Dr. Richard Klein (Director of Michigan Head & Neck Institute) discusses the problems infants can have later in life if strictly bottle-fed, although he believes the decision should be up to the mother. Warren, MI (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 A hot topic in the news right now involves the Venezuelan government and their attempt to ban the use of baby bottles and...

Formula-feeding Linked To Increased Risk Of Later Disease And Metabolic Stress
2013-06-06 19:26:08

American Chemical Society New evidence from research suggests that infants fed formula, rather than breast milk, experience metabolic stress that could play a part in the long-recognized link between formula-feeding and an increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and other conditions in adult life. The study appears in ACS´ Journal of Proteome Research. Carolyn Slupsky and colleagues explain that past research showed a link between formula-feeding and a higher risk for chronic...

2013-05-28 23:20:24

Crazy for Milk, Kathryn Michaels´ book unveils the unspoken story of a wife confronted with breastfeeding, a new baby and motherhood. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Author Kathryn Michaels reveals the confessions of a new mother obsessed with lactation, as she struggles to maintain the perfect balance between the needs of her newborn, her husband and herself in “Crazy for Milk”. It is the memoir of a millennium mom who has to juggle her career ambitions, her duties as a wife and her...

Researchers Use Monkey Teeth To Help Reveal Neanderthal Weaning
2013-05-24 08:43:51

University of California, Davis Most modern human mothers wean their babies much earlier than our closest primate relatives. But what about our extinct relatives, the Neanderthals? A team of U.S. and Australian researchers reports in the journal Nature May 22 that they can now use fossil teeth to calculate when a Neanderthal baby was weaned. The new technique is based in part on knowledge gained from studies of teeth from human infants and from monkeys at the California National Primate...

2013-05-20 23:01:59

Mombo from Comfort & Harmony featured at conference of the US Lactation Consultant Association this past weekend. (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Mombo from Comfort & Harmony was featured at the first national conference of the US Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) May 2nd — 5th. The conference hosted lactation experts including nurses, doctors and other health professionals. The USLCA annual conference is a trade show aimed at helping lactation professionals discover and learn...

2013-02-27 23:04:07

A new study published in Breastfeeding Medicine found that previous sexual assault has a pervasive negative effect on new mothers' sleep, well-being,and risk of depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder, but breastfeeding lessens these effects. The study of 6410 new mothers was authored by Praeclarus Press' Editor-in-Chief, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, and Zhen Cong and Thomas Hale from Texas Tech University. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Sexual assault has a pervasive...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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