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2013-10-31 23:36:40

The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care, published by Praeclarus Press, shows how people who care about new families can best support them and help them navigate the shoals of the postpartum period. Postpartum care can help mothers breastfeed, lessen the risk of postpartum depression, and make motherhood more enjoyable. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 For new families, the birth of a baby is only the beginning. But for many new parents, postpartum is stressful, and many new...

2013-10-29 23:30:58

The Center for Nutritional Research recommends mothers consider bovine colostrum in the absence of breastfeeding or limited breastfeeding. Bovine colostrum is a safe and viable alternative to the significant health risks associated with breast milk sharing. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 In response to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal (Monday, October 21, 2013) titled “Donor Breast Milk Found to Be Risky – Study Finds High Levels of Bacteria in Majority of Samples...

2013-10-28 23:27:32

There were a total of 79,907 women who participated in the survey. 32.77% accounted for women who wanted to have children. Los Angeles (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 In October, positivesingles.com conducted a survey on how many women with STD’s want to have children and whether they might be worried regarding transmission of STD from mother to child. There were a total of 79,907 women who participated in the survey. Female members who were not sure if they wanted children and carried a fear...

2013-10-26 23:00:13

Prince Or Princess created by Alicia Pennington is a new book that teaches people how to determine baby gender, and how to calculate their ovulation date accurately. A full Prince Or Princess overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Prince Or Princess created by Alicia Pennington is a new book that reveals to people the natural steps towards choosing their baby’s gender before conception. The book also provides people...

2013-10-23 23:19:51

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, congratulates Rosie Pope, star of Pregnant in Heels, on her pregnancy. She is expecting her fourth child. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 "Pregnant in Heels” star Rosie Pope is expecting her fourth child with husband Daron early next year, reported People (8.28.13). Pope, 33, told the magazine she “couldn't be happier to be having another baby.” Comfort & Harmony™, the makers of the mombo™ breastfeeding pillow join her in...

2013-10-22 23:33:13

Eats on Feets, a popular breast milk sharing group, responds to new study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Eats On Feets finds that the study “Microbial Contamination of Human Milk Purchased Via the Internet” supports community based milk sharing guidelines and is eager to respond. Many families who need breast milk and who cannot afford or easily attain it from milk banks are turning to commerce-free milk sharing groups like...

2013-10-22 23:03:24

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, shares ideas for useful and appropriate baby shower gifts new parents are sure to appreciate. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Prince Charles recently received a blue baby onesie for his grandson Prince George, reported Hello magazine (9.25.13). This gift is sure to be appreciated for its usefulness, but knowing what to buy for a baby shower gift is not always easy. This quick baby shower gift buying guide from Comfort & Harmony™ can help...

Protein From Breast Milk May Be Key To Protecting Babies From HIV Infection
2013-10-22 11:15:23

Duke University Medical Center A substance in breast milk that neutralizes HIV and may protect babies from acquiring HIV from their infected mothers has been identified for the first time by researchers at Duke Medicine. The protein, called Tenascin-C or TNC, had previously been recognized as playing a role in wound healing, but had not been known to have antimicrobial properties. The discovery could lead to potential new HIV-prevention strategies. Reporting in the journal...

2013-10-22 10:25:49

Bottle feeding appears to increase the risk infants will develop hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS), a form of stomach obstruction, and that risk seems to be magnified when mothers are older and have had more than one child, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. HPS typically occurs during an infant's first two months of life and surgery is needed to correct the obstruction, which occurs because of a thickening of the smooth muscle layer of the...

2013-10-21 23:03:38

Results from a study led by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found more than three-fourths of breast milk samples purchased over the Internet contained bacteria that can cause illness, and frequently exhibited signs of poor collection, storage or shipping practices. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Results from a study led by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found more than three-fourths of breast milk samples purchased over the Internet contained...


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