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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...

internet breast milk not safe
2013-10-21 11:18:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some mothers of newborn infants who have problems producing their own breast milk have turned to the Internet for a solution - buying breast milk from any number of online vendors. The milk acquired from these online sources may not always be entirely safe. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics has found that over 75 percent of breast milk samples bought over the Internet have bacteria that can cause sickness. Many of the...

2013-10-17 23:22:37

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, weighs in on the importance of breastfeeding and offers suggestion for making it easier for both mom and child according to a recent Chicago Tribune article study. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Studies consistently show that breast milk offers protection from respiratory infections, among other benefits. Long-term studies show that breast-fed babies also have lower rates of allergies, diabetes, gastrointestinal infections, childhood leukemia,...

2013-10-17 23:22:33

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, shares preferred breastfeeding positions and tips on when to use a breastfeeding pillow like the mombo™. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Most new moms imagine that breastfeeding, a natural act, would be easy and automatic. Parents magazine and Comfort & Harmony™, the makers of the mombo™ breast feeding pillow, know feedings takes practice. Learning how to hold and support a new baby in a comfortable position requires coordination and...

2013-10-17 11:04:22

Spatial and non-verbal skills differ little from those of kids born to older moms Contrary to popular belief, the intellectual development of children born to teen mums does not lag behind that of children born to mums in their 20s and 30s, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. While there is some difference in the speed of language development, the spatial and non-verbal skills of children born to teen mums don't differ from those of children born to...


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