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2014-04-01 15:26:21

Many studies have focused on the influence of breast-feeding on child health. From analysis of data from the ELANCE cohort, Marie Françoise Rolland-Cachera, former researcher at Inserm and her co-workers in the Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team (EREN) have shown that breast-feeding has a protective effect on the risk of obesity at 20 years of age. Researchers also emphasise that nutritional intake at the age of 2 years are critical in providing this beneficial effect. The results of the...

2014-03-31 23:36:40

The Fourth Annual Baby Shower at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach offers free parenting classes on breastfeeding and newborn care available for expecting parents. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (http://www.FloridaHospitalBabies.com) invites pregnant women and their partners to the hospital’s fourth annual baby shower. This a day of pampering and education about topics such as...

2014-03-26 23:21:57

Fairhaven Health’s Milkies Freeze received the prestigious Cribsie New Arrival Award, and was acknowledged as one of the best new products of 2013. The award honors the best new brands and products of 2013, as judged by the Cribsie Academy, a prestigious panel of industry leaders, experts, and celebrities. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The annual Cribsie Awards recognized Fairhaven Health’s Milkies Freeze as one of the best new products of 2013. The Cribsies recognize...

2014-03-07 23:26:49

Freemie system allows mom to pump with her shirt on, around others if necessary. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Dao Health announced today that they have begun marketing their revolutionary Freemie hands-free and concealable breast pump systems to durable medical equipment companies, also known as DME’s, who provide moms with breast pumps through their health insurance plans. At the heart of the Freemie pumping system are cup-shaped devices with specially integrated breast...

2014-03-06 12:27:43

Top Pediatric Dentist in New York, Dr. Barry L. Jacobson, says that regardless of whether a baby is bottle-fed or breastfed, oral care should start early in children. NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are some people who believe that there is a link between breastfeeding and tooth decay, according to Dr. Barry L. Jacobson, DMD, FAAPD, (www.949pediatricdentistry.com), a leader in New York pediatric dentistry. Although there is hard evidence that bottle feeding can...

2014-03-04 23:02:27

InventHelp, founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, is attempting to submit this idea, the Clogged Milk Duct Reliever, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 With a growing number of women choosing to nurse their babies today, many more breast-feeding mothers are experiencing the discomfort from clogged milk ducts. Thanks to an inventor from Lower Burrell, Pa., relief is in sight. She developed a prototype for patent-pending CLOGGED MILK DUCT RELIEVER to ease...

2014-02-28 16:23:44

ANDOVER, Mass. and EATONTOWN, N.J., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Mielcarz, RN, IBCLC* and a certified childbirth educator, Andover, Mass., has been hired by Acelleron Medical Products, a home medical equipment provider, as its director of education. In this role, Mielcarz will create and maintain relationships with OBGYN centers and hospitals throughout New England. She will also advise nursing advocacy and support groups, educating them about the Affordable Care Act, the...

2014-02-27 18:39:10

Only 12 percent without coverage take classes; suggests more breastfeeding support needed, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health Just 12 percent of parents without insurance coverage take breastfeeding support classes that can offer crucial support and encourage new moms to breastfeed, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusively breastfeeding until...

Breastfeeding Give Babies A Cognitive Boost For A Variety Of Reasons
2014-02-27 06:05:54

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the years, many studies have shown that breastfed children score higher on IQ tests, and perform better in school. None of those studies, however, has been able to show why this is true. Theories seeking to explain why this is true include the mother-baby bonding time, something in the milk itself, and some unseen attribute of mothers who breastfeed their babies. A new study from Brigham Young's sociologists, published in The...

2014-02-26 12:25:56

Only 12 percent without coverage take classes; suggests more breastfeeding support needed, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just 12 percent of parents without insurance coverage take breastfeeding support classes that can offer crucial support and encourage new moms to breastfeed, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. The American...


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