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Breastfeeding Rates Continue To Rise In The US
2013-08-01 05:14:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Breastfeeding rates in the US have continued to rise over the past decade, according to new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics released on Wednesday. The agency reported the percentage of newborns breastfeeding increased from 71 percent in 2000 to 77 percent in 2010. Over that same 10-year period, the percentage of babies breastfeeding at six months of age increased from 35 percent to 49 percent, and it...

Breastfeeding Boosts IQ
2013-07-30 09:11:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors have been espousing the benefits of breastfeeding for years, and a new study in JAMA Pediatrics has found further evidence breastfeeding can boost babies' intelligence. While previous studies have made a similar connection, experts said the new study took steps to account for the mother's IQ and the child's upbringing, which other studies have failed to do as comprehensively. Based on the latest study's...

2013-07-27 23:01:11

Comfort & Harmony™, a leader in soothing and stylish baby products, introduces mombo nursing pillows with a new line of fashions that will be sold at Target. (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 The team at Comfort & Harmony™, a leader in nurturing baby products, are introducing new mombo™ nursing pillows with exclusive fashions at Target this month. Customers of the store will find an assortment of mombo pillows and fashionable slipcover designs. “We are excited to launch mombo at...

2013-07-24 23:30:01

As a transformational coaching organization, The Jai Institute for Parenting now has over 50 parenting coaches worldwide to enable parents to connect with their children authentically and peacefully – without the use of punishments and consequences. Los Angles, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Jai Institute for Parenting has reached an important milestone having trained over 50 parenting coaches on 5 (five) continents.  Their newest coaches include pediatricians, licensed...

2013-07-24 23:16:17

World Breastfeeding Week, a global campaign that strives to protect, promote, and support women’s breastfeeding rights, kicks off next week. From August 1-7, Fairhaven Health will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week by giving away natural breastfeeding support products, including Nursing Blend and Nipple Nurture Balm, to breastfeeding women all over the country. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Nations around the world continue to make progress in terms of normalizing and...

2013-07-23 23:26:59

OnlineParentingPrograms.com focuses on the benefits and challenges of raising children with special needs by adding a new 45 minute section to mandated online court co-parent programs. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Online Parenting Programs announces the launch of an addition section to both the Co-Parenting and Parenting Skills online program. This addition targets parents coping with the challenges of raising children with special needs. While the available data on divorce...

Breastfeeding May Protect Against ADHD
2013-07-23 09:03:56

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Breastfeeding is widely accepted as having a positive impact on development and providing infants protection against disease. Surprisingly, a new study released from Tel Aviv University has linked breastfeeding with a lower risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorder in children and teens. Dr. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch, along with a team of researchers, sought to...

Oxytocin Social Anxiety
2013-07-23 08:56:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research indicates the love hormone oxytocin may have a dark side. Oxytocin is commonly thought of as the warm and fuzzy hormone that promotes feelings of love. It is currently even undergoing tests for use as an anti-anxiety drug. However, researchers at Northwestern Medicine have discovered oxytocin can intensify and cause emotional pain. It appears oxytocin may be responsible for negative social situations, such as...

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