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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...

2013-06-27 23:39:13

On June 19, 2013, Emord & Associates, on behalf of Youngevity, Inc., filed a comment to FDA’s proposed rule, “Infant Formula: The Addition of Minimum and Maximum Levels of Selenium to Infant Formula and Related Labeling Requirements.” If adopted, the rule would require inclusion of selenium as an essential nutrient in infant formula. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 On June 19, 2013, Emord & Associates, on behalf of Youngevity, Inc., filed a comment to FDA’s...

2013-06-21 23:14:58

As one country contemplates a ban on baby bottles and the advertising of infant formula, in an effort to promote breast-feeding, Dr. Richard Klein (Director of Michigan Head & Neck Institute) discusses the problems infants can have later in life if strictly bottle-fed, although he believes the decision should be up to the mother. Warren, MI (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 A hot topic in the news right now involves the Venezuelan government and their attempt to ban the use of baby bottles and...

Obesity Predicted In Infants By Measuring Height And Weight, Not BMI
2013-06-12 05:46:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By using a formula which includes height and weight instead of body mass index (BMI), researchers from Case Western Reserve University and Texas Tech University found they could predict obesity in children by age 5, according to a report in the journal Clinical Pediatrics. “Almost from birth, we quickly saw this growth pattern emerge in our curves and growth charts for weight over height,” said lead author Susan Ludington,...

Breastfeeding Boosts Baby Brain
2013-06-07 08:33:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online By the age of two, babies who were breastfed exclusively for at least three months experienced enhanced development in parts of the brain responsible for language, cognition and emotional function compared to infants that were given at least some formula as infants, according to a new study. A team of researchers used special child-friendly “quiet” magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines to study brain growth in...

Formula-feeding Linked To Increased Risk Of Later Disease And Metabolic Stress
2013-06-06 19:26:08

American Chemical Society New evidence from research suggests that infants fed formula, rather than breast milk, experience metabolic stress that could play a part in the long-recognized link between formula-feeding and an increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and other conditions in adult life. The study appears in ACS´ Journal of Proteome Research. Carolyn Slupsky and colleagues explain that past research showed a link between formula-feeding and a higher risk for chronic...

Early Limited Formula Helps Babies Keep Weight, Mothers Breastfeed Longer
2013-05-14 06:00:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends healthy mothers and their infants should breastfeed exclusively for the first six months of life. However, high levels of infant weight loss early on often causes mothers to switch over to formula. A new study from researchers at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) has found limited amounts of formula can combat weight loss in the first few days after birth and extend...


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