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2014-09-16 16:25:07

The Chew Co-host Donates $128,500 of Bravado Nursing Bras and Medela Breastpumps WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daphne Oz, co-host of ABC's The Chew, and mother of six-month old daughter Philomena has teamed up with nursing apparel leader Bravado Designs and best-selling breastpump manufacturer Medela to donate $128,500 worth of Bravado nursing bras and Medela breastpumps to benefit mothers in need. Oz's philanthropic donation supports the critical work of Baby Buggy, a...

2014-09-08 08:31:37

Continues history of listening, learning and innovating to help parents raise happy and healthy babies STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips AVENT, the brand most recommended by moms worldwide, is celebrating its 30(th) birthday this year. Since its founding in 1984, Philips AVENT has been listening, learning and innovating alongside healthcare professionals, clinicians and moms to better understand babies' and parents' evolving needs....

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2014-09-05 02:00:42

Andy Fell, University of California - Davis Health System Infants receiving different diets after birth develop distinct immune systems Infant rhesus monkeys receiving different diets early in life develop distinct immune systems that persist months after weaning, a study by researchers from UC Davis, the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) at UC Davis and UC San Francisco has shown. The study, which compares breast- and bottle-fed infants, appears online September 3 in...

2014-08-31 23:03:29

Fort Worth's neonatal professionals, friends of the Milk Bank host annual fundraiser to ensure donor human milk is available for every baby with a medical need for breastmilk. Fort Worth (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas will hold its 10 Year Anniversary Luncheon on September 18, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Executive Director Amy Vickers, Milk Bank Founder Susan Sward-Comunelli, MD and...

2014-08-25 08:27:09

"Matching" Gifts Benefit Moms with Premature Infants MCHENRY, Ill., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instead of planning a traditional birthday party to celebrate her son's first birthday, Stephanie Wujick, a mother from Oldsmar, Fla., opted to rally friends and family to raise funds for a hospital-grade breastpump to donate to the Ronald McDonald House Central in St. Petersburg, Fla. This gift has special meaning to Stephanie, who stayed at the House while her now one-year-old son was...

2014-08-07 00:21:44

--During World Breastfeeding Week, CHOP Experts, Colleagues Cover Multiple Topics in Using Human Milk in the NICU PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it's also medicine. That's the central premise of a series of articles in a neonatal nursing journal's special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns. The articles are being published during World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, 2014....

2014-08-06 16:28:18

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 - 7 BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever Human Milk World Record, sponsored by Acelleron Medical Products, was set this August! One hundred twenty-one babies received human milk from 242 participants, who included moms, dads, and caregivers who gave human milk to their babies on August 2 at the MommyCon Boston 2014 Convention in Boston. Participants came from all over the United States, and from as far away as San Diego, California....

2014-08-05 23:02:31

The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas counts six of its donors among the recent and current Guinness World Record™ holders, including current record holder, Alyse Ogletree of Argyle, TX, who donated 53,081 ounces (or 414 gallons) of her own breastmilk to the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas Fort Worth, TEXAS (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 According to Guinness World Records™, six North Texas women are among the most prolific producers of breastmilk in the world. And that’s good news...

2014-08-05 16:27:20

-Families and employees will be able to donate breast milk to the most vulnerable CHOP patients- PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced that it will develop a non-profit milk bank to provide donor human milk for hospitalized infants at the Hospital's Main Campus, with the goal of opening in late summer of 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133713 CHOP will develop the bank in cooperation...

2014-08-01 23:02:22

Abington Health encourages breastfeeding and supports World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 to 7, 2014. Abington, PA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 For years, proponents have praised breast-feeding as being more beneficial than bottle-feeding. A recent study conducted by the Ohio State University, suggests that bottle-fed babies may not lag too far behind in terms of their health and development, raising questions among mothers who simply want to know what’s best for their baby. So does this new...


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