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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 11:45:19

University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester researchers urge creation of national reporting, quality measures for obstetrics care Expectant mothers anticipate a smooth delivery, yet 13 percent of all women in the U.S. experience obstetrical complications. A University of Rochester-led study, published in the August issue of Health Affairs, shows complication rates can vary as much as five-fold among hospitals, prompting researchers to call for the development of a national quality...

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...

2014-07-31 08:36:54

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 - 7 BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acelleron Medical Products is sponsoring a first-ever Acelleron Breast Pumping World Record on Saturday, August 2 in conjunction with the MommyCon Boston 2014 Convention, August 1 and 2 at the Revere Hotel, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Saturday thousands of nursing mothers around the globe will join in to normalize breastfeeding by pumping milk in a public display. Each of the...

2014-07-30 23:15:21

Dr. Jack Westman, author of "Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity," endorses Paul Raeburn’s new book “Do Fathers Matter: What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We Have Overlooked” that clearly affirms the importance of fathers in children's lives. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In his new book Do Fathers Matter: What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We Have Overlooked Paul Raeburn identifies a deeply ingrained assumption that fathers...

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2014-07-25 03:30:24

University of Cambridge The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by 'imprinted' genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published this week in the journal Nature. The findings come from an international study of more than 180,000 women involving scientists from 166 institutions worldwide, including the University of Cambridge. The researchers identified 123 genetic variations that...

2014-07-24 23:09:47

Milk Bank to Co-Sponsor Latch on Texas on Aug. 2, to Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Awareness Month Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Known as “liquid gold,” human breastmilk is the gold standard of care to feed premature and medically fragile babies in hundreds of hospitals across the United States. When a mother’s own milk is not available, nonprofit milk banks including the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas help meet those babies’ medical...

2014-07-23 23:15:19

We would say this is the greatest advancement in Mother Baby Care & Skin to Skin Clothing in decades. Precious Image Creations learned the benefits of Skin To Skin in 2003. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The benefits of contact with Skin to Skin clothing (http://preciousimagecreations.com/) cannot be measured. Over 3,000 research articles and evidence have caused birthing centers, and commissions controlling birthing centers, to require the Mom to be in Skin to Skin Contact with...

2014-07-23 23:05:58

The Family Center, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit innovator of high-impact programs that help parents build stronger families, will change its name to Parenting Journey as the replication of its signature parenting series advances nationwide. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Family Center, a nonprofit innovator of high-impact programs that help parents build stronger families, will change its name to Parenting Journey® as the replication of its signature parenting series...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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