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2014-05-01 16:36:58

Survey Uncovers Top Issues Facing America's New Mothers WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only 8% of new and expectant mothers report being extremely satisfied with

New Invention Ensures Infants Receive Nutrients From Mothers’ Milk
2014-04-30 03:51:17

Fat, the bane of many an adult, is precisely what babies born prematurely need to gain weight and grow strong and healthy.

2014-04-29 23:09:28

Bay Area Company, My Brest Friend, is teaming up with the Milky Way Foundation to help promote their upcoming full-length documentary about the cultural and personal challenges breastfeeding women

Rhesus Monkey Infants Express Sociability While On Oxytocin: Study
2014-04-29 13:47:28

Involved in child birth and the production of breast milk, oxytocin is a hormone produced in the pituitary gland. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that this hormone also promotes social behavior in infant rhesus monkeys.

2014-04-25 16:24:02

Revised guidance aims to ensure health professionals have the most current information for parents and caregivers OTTAWA, April 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada, the Canadian

2014-04-25 08:53:11

Lower weight babies and babies who aren't breastfed or not breastfed for long are at greater risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health problems later in life.

2014-04-23 09:44:18

Individuals born at lower birth weights as well as those breastfed less than three months or not at all are more likely as young adults to have higher levels of chronic inflammation that contributes to cardiovascular disease.

2014-04-21 23:10:59

Nearly 200 Expecting Parents Joined the BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center for a Baby Shower and Complimentary Parenting Classes on Topics such as Breastfeeding and Newborn

2014-04-17 23:12:11

Free to Breastfeed: Voices of Black Women, a new book by Jeanine Valrie Logan and Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka, shares the raw, inspiring and triumphant experiences of Black women who breastfeed their

2014-04-16 23:09:49

Loving Moments by Leading Lady SpokesMom Danah Bordner is competing in the LPGA Lotte Championship and has also recently announced her second pregnancy and continued sponsorship of Loving Moments


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.