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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...

2013-10-17 08:30:41

Haberman has launched an innovative new baby feeder - the Suckle Feeder. Based on technology endorsed by healthcare professionals around the world, it significantly reduces wind, colic and guzzling, prevents over-feeding and complements breastfeeding. LONDON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Haberman Suckle Feeder has been created in response to satisfying a real need: the majority of babies are bottle-fed and "bottle-fed babies need to grow like breastfed babies." (Professor of...

2013-10-10 23:20:34

Comfort & Harmony™ applauds the lactation station kiosk that opened at Burlington International Airport in Vermont. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A breastfeeding and pumping station has opened at Burlington International Airport in Vermont, reported CNN (8.29.13). The Mamava, Spanish for "mama goes," offers security, privacy and a clean, peacefully lit space. Traveling mothers can use the nursing kiosk for free. Comfort & Harmony™ supports the expansion of this project,...

2013-10-09 20:21:53

WITCHITA, Kan., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- I, Dr. Barbara Morrison, PhD, RN, CNM, am the ultimate, passionate educator and scholar. I thrive on sharing my knowledge and understanding of birth, newborns, newborn and family adaptation, Kangaroo Care, breastfeeding, bonding, and changing health care practices to provide optimal care to newborns and their families. Honing my expertise over 30 years of education, clinical practice and research in institutions and health care facilities...

2013-10-09 10:53:43

Animal study suggests stress-induced depression in new mothers extends to daughters A recently published study suggests that exposure to social stress not only impairs a mother's ability to care for her children but can also negatively impact her daughter's ability to provide maternal care to future offspring. Researchers at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University conducted a transgenerational study with female rats, examining the behavioral and physiological...

2013-10-07 16:26:08

Study Finds WIC Moms Are Unaware That Store Brand Infant Formula Provides the Same Nutritional Value -- At 50 Percent Savings*** GORDONSVILLE, Va., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to media reports, the Government Shutdown may impact millions of moms and babies. Last week, the federal government stopped funding the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, also known as WIC. Approximately 9 million mothers and children rely on WIC vouchers for...

2013-10-04 23:02:13

Comfort & Harmony™ educates new moms on baby products that are essential for breastfeeding. (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Moms need to be ready with breastfeeding supplies after baby comes home from the hospital. Luckily, babies do not need all the products and gadgets available. Some main basics are all a newborn child really needs. Baby products suggested by BabyCenter (1.12) and Comfort & Harmony™: 1. Nursing/feeding pillow: These specially designed pillows allow mom and baby...

2013-10-02 12:05:01

Community health officers (health workers who are not trained midwives) can safely give injections of the drug oxytocin to prevent severe bleeding after delivery (postpartum hemorrhage) when attending home births in rural areas of Ghana, according to a study by US and Ghanaian researchers in this week's PLOS Medicine. The researchers, led by Cynthia Stanton from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US, also found that oxytocin injections halved the risk of postpartum...