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Infant Gets Iodine From Breastmilk
2013-11-26 09:42:37

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The trace element iodine is an essential component in healthy bodies. It is especially important for the healthy development of babies. An iodine deficiency can cause disrupted growth and serious nervous system damage. There are regions of the world with iodine deficient soil such as Switzerland, where iodized salt is suggested as an important ingredient in cooking and the food industry. In general, however, most infants receive...

Oxytocin Makes Men More Attracted To Their Partners
2013-11-26 07:20:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A biological mechanism has been discovered that could explain the attraction between loving couples. Researchers at the Bonn University Medical Center found that if oxytocin is administered to men and if they are shown pictures of their partner, the bonding hormone stimulates the reward center in the brain, increasing the attractiveness of the partner, and strengthening monogamy. Among mammals, monogamy is not very widespread; humans...

2013-11-22 23:39:03

Safest Option For Hospitals and Milk Banks Hampshire, England (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Ace InterMed, Ltd., a leading worldwide supplier of human milk pasteurization products, today announced an important first – an Underwriters Laboratories approved human milk pasteurizer. Ace partners Barry Austin and Mike Cole are effusive about their new product. “We are so pleased to finally offer American hospitals and milk banks a product with a guaranteed level of safety.” The HMP2000-40C...

2013-11-21 23:24:52

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, shares tips for balancing work and breastfeeding. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Many moms with full time careers want to continue breastfeeding after they return to work. While challenging, it can be done. Planning and commitment are two key ingredients for moms who want to successfully continue breastfeeding after returning to work, said SheKnows.com (7.26.13). Comfort & Harmony™, the company behind the mombo™ breast feeding pillow,...

2013-11-21 23:01:02

Kids II® congratulates actress Halle Berry and husband Olivier Martinez on the birth of their son. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Kids II ® welcomes the newborn son of Oscar winner Halle Berry and her husband Olivier Martinez. Their baby boy was born on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times (10.5.13). Berry will most likely breastfeed her newborn son. When her daughter, Nahla, was six weeks old, People magazine...

Breast Milk With Solids Reduces Infant Allergies
2013-11-21 09:29:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Introducing solid food while continuing to breast feed could reduce food allergies in infants, according to research funded by the UK Food Standards Agency and appearing in the latest edition of the journal Pediatrics. In the study, University of Southampton dietitian and senior research fellow Dr. Kate Grimshaw and her colleagues report that starting babies on solid food in addition to breast milk after the 17th week following...

2013-11-20 23:21:41

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, shares the ways breastfeeding benefits moms and babies. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 A number of organizations said that breastfeeding for six months or more is the optimal way of feeding infants. According to Babycenter, babies who are breastfeeding should do so exclusively from birth to four months. Comfort & Harmony™ employees who have reviewed the research agree with this assessment. Comfort & Harmony™, the brand behind the...

2013-11-19 23:21:40

Fairhaven Health recently added the BellyRest Pregnancy Pillow to its pregnancy support product line. This small, adjustable maternity pillow helps ensure moms-to-be get a comfortable night’s sleep, and has been referred to as a “lifesaver” by pregnant women across the world. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Fairhaven Health recently acquired the BellyRest Pregnancy Pillow, the company’s newest addition to its pregnancy support product line. The BellyRest Pregnancy...

2013-11-19 23:00:56

Comfort & Harmony™ weighs in on a new study published in Pediatrics that found 92 percent of mothers have breastfeeding concerns. The mombo™ nursing pillow can help a number of new moms overcome some of these worries. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Breastfeeding concerns are shared by 92 percent of mothers according to a new study published online September 23 in Pediatrics and reported on by Fox News (9.24.13). Common worries during their child’s first two months of life included...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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