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2014-09-17 23:10:36

Kristen Yarker, a well-established expert on childhood nutrition, has launched a new online seminar to teach parents how to prevent kids ages 9 months to 2 years from becoming picky eaters. The seminar also provides insight on children’s nutritional needs as they transition from baby to toddler. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD recently announced the launch of a new service for the parents of children 9 months to 2 years old who are seeking to provide...

2014-09-16 16:25:07

The Chew Co-host Donates $128,500 of Bravado Nursing Bras and Medela Breastpumps WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daphne Oz, co-host of ABC's The Chew, and mother of six-month old daughter Philomena has teamed up with nursing apparel leader Bravado Designs and best-selling breastpump manufacturer Medela to donate $128,500 worth of Bravado nursing bras and Medela breastpumps to benefit mothers in need. Oz's philanthropic donation supports the critical work of Baby Buggy, a...

2014-09-08 08:31:37

Continues history of listening, learning and innovating to help parents raise happy and healthy babies STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips AVENT, the brand most recommended by moms worldwide, is celebrating its 30(th) birthday this year. Since its founding in 1984, Philips AVENT has been listening, learning and innovating alongside healthcare professionals, clinicians and moms to better understand babies' and parents' evolving needs....

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2014-09-05 02:00:42

Andy Fell, University of California - Davis Health System Infants receiving different diets after birth develop distinct immune systems Infant rhesus monkeys receiving different diets early in life develop distinct immune systems that persist months after weaning, a study by researchers from UC Davis, the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) at UC Davis and UC San Francisco has shown. The study, which compares breast- and bottle-fed infants, appears online September 3 in...

2014-08-31 23:03:29

Fort Worth's neonatal professionals, friends of the Milk Bank host annual fundraiser to ensure donor human milk is available for every baby with a medical need for breastmilk. Fort Worth (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas will hold its 10 Year Anniversary Luncheon on September 18, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Executive Director Amy Vickers, Milk Bank Founder Susan Sward-Comunelli, MD and...

2014-08-25 08:27:09

"Matching" Gifts Benefit Moms with Premature Infants MCHENRY, Ill., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instead of planning a traditional birthday party to celebrate her son's first birthday, Stephanie Wujick, a mother from Oldsmar, Fla., opted to rally friends and family to raise funds for a hospital-grade breastpump to donate to the Ronald McDonald House Central in St. Petersburg, Fla. This gift has special meaning to Stephanie, who stayed at the House while her now one-year-old son was...

2014-08-19 23:04:36

Researchmoz.us announces addition of new report "Baby Food Market in Russia and Eastern Europe" to its database. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Baby Food Russia examines the trends in the baby food market for 2006-2012, with forecasts to 2018. It examines how live birth rates, breastfeeding trends, the economic crisis, new product and packaging developments, changing attitudes and safety concerns have affected the market for baby milks, cereals, meals, drinks and finger...

2014-08-19 16:28:57

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black Breastfeeding Week (August 25-31) is kicking off its second year with the launch of #BlackFamsRock, a unique social media experience designed to celebrate the power and beauty of black families and raise awareness about breastfeeding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137554 Created in partnership with Lowekey Media's SongBooth App, the #BlackFamsRock Experience invites families to upload a 30-second video of their...

2014-08-11 23:06:18

Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) is celebrating 40 years of providing the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program to families throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) is celebrating 40 years of providing the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program to families throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. WIC is the nation’s premier public health and nutrition education program with...

2014-08-07 00:21:44

--During World Breastfeeding Week, CHOP Experts, Colleagues Cover Multiple Topics in Using Human Milk in the NICU PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it's also medicine. That's the central premise of a series of articles in a neonatal nursing journal's special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns. The articles are being published during World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, 2014....


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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