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2014-07-15 23:11:26

Always committed to celebrating and honoring women's health-related topics, Praeclarus Press is pleased to announce the release of three new breastfeeding books. Finding Sufficiency, To Three and Beyond and Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple address important but often under-discussed topics important to breastfeeding mothers and those who support them. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Praeclarus Press adds to its growing collection of breastfeeding books with three new titles...

2014-07-12 23:02:54

Healthcare professionals are sending clear messages about breastfeeding to new families, but working women trying to balance motherhood, breastfeeding and their careers, often struggle. Filled with the most recent research, practical insights, and information about the rights of employed mothers, Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple was written for families and professionals. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Praeclarus Press is excited to offer Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple...

2014-06-30 23:19:21

Breastfeeding is proclaimed as natural and normal, but what happens when there are physiological reasons that prevent mothers from being able to nurse their babies. Finding Sufficiency explores Insufficient Glandular Tissue (IGT), an often untouched subject with the hope of helping mothers and professionals alike, gain a deeper understanding of the challenges some mothers encounter. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Many healthcare professionals who work with pregnant women and babies...

2014-06-30 23:19:19

Women of child-bearing age are some of the most dedicated users of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, and use the Internet in almost every aspect of their lives. Over the past two decades, women have created an intricate virtual network of support to help themselves and each other navigate the challenges associated with mothering and breastfeeding. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In today’s world where online connectivity is a mainstay, and health care questions...

2014-06-13 23:08:02

Healthcare professionals are sending clear messages about breastfeeding to new families, but for working women balancing, motherhood with a career all while maintaining a breastfeeding relationship can be difficult. Filled with new research, practical insights, and information about a working mother's rights, Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple is a welcome addition for families and professionals. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Praeclarus Press is excited to offer Working and...

2014-06-10 23:13:19

In the United States, it is uncommon to see children breastfed past infancy, but certainly there are families in our culture who embrace full-term breastfeeding. Examining this practice among women from all walks of life, and all over the world, To Three and Beyond brings to light the stories of the mothers who choose to embrace breastfeeding relationships that extend past society's norms. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends...

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...

2014-02-26 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...

2013-09-23 11:13:32

Most new mothers in the United States begin breastfeeding when their children are born, but new research shows that those who report early concerns or problems with breastfeeding are nearly 10 times more likely to abandon breastfeeding within two months. In a new study 92 percent of new moms reported at least one breastfeeding concern three days after birth. The most predominant concern, in 52 percent of mothers, was infant feeding at the breast, which refers to the behavior of the baby,...

Most Medications Can Be Used Safely By Breastfeeding Moms
2013-08-26 14:51:34

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is claiming that most medications are safe  for mothers who are breastfeeding to take. It is widely assumed that women should either stop taking medications or discontinue nursing due to the potential harm the drugs could cause to the infant. However, the latest study provides an outline for physicians to follow when advising which medications mothers can still take, and the safe list far...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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