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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...

2013-08-21 23:29:15

The Hygeia EnJoye breast pump has been recognized as the premiere product in its category by BabyCenter.com with the awarding of its prestigious Editor’s Award for 2012. Fullerton, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Hygeia EnJoye breast pump has been recognized as the premiere product in its category by BabyCenter.com with the awarding of its prestigious Editor’s Award for 2012. With hospital grade performance, the Hygeia EnJoye pump is a unique single or double pump engineered to...

2013-07-22 23:00:10

Breastfeeding Community Support is now available on New Allied Pediatrics Facebook Page. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Allied Pediatrics, a large group of individual pediatric practices that have merged resources, has taken their comprehensive breastfeeding medicine services online. Now available at http://www.Facebook.com/AlliedBreastfeedingSupport, this social media profile was recently created to share up-to-date breastfeeding information with new moms and as an outlet for...

2013-07-12 23:30:04

Inaugural Fitness Challenge “Team We’ve Got Your Back, Babe!” Aims To Support All Moms By Removing Barriers To Healthy Infant Feeding; Coincides With National Breastfeeding Month Little Silver, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Determined to put prevention first and give every mom and baby the chance to thrive, the Best for Babes® Foundation and Breastfeeding USA are launching the national Team We’ve Got Your Back, Babe! to ensure that more mothers get individualized support and...

2013-06-27 23:47:59

Hygeia Inc. recently announced another step forward in its on-going initiative to better support mothers and babies by eliminating the waiting period for mothers who hope to utilize Hygeia’s hospital-grade performing personal use breast pump. Hygeia breast pumps are now carried by Humana in-network DME’s. Fullerton, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Hygeia Inc. recently announced another step forward in its on-going initiative to better support mothers and babies by eliminating the waiting...

2013-06-25 23:26:42

Crazy for Milk’s author, Kathryn Michaels exposes the truth behind what happens when a new mother gets obsessed with breastfeeding. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 It’s summer time – the top season for births in the US. Every mom-to-be wants to be happy and entertain only good thoughts during her pregnancy, without worrying too much about the aftermath when she has to start breastfeeding her newborn infant but it isn’t easy. Not everyone can be happily obsessed with breastfeeding like Kim...

Benefits Of Breastfeeding Social Mobility
2013-06-25 10:52:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Besides providing nutrition and a wealth of antibodies, breastfeeding can provide infants with a greater chance for social mobility, according to a new study in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. The study, which included over 34,000 people born in the United Kingdom in either 1958 or 1970, found children who had been breastfed were 24 percent more likely to advance in social class – and 20 percent less likely to drop in social...

2013-06-21 23:02:53

TJL Enterprises featured Colic Calm, Tummy Calm. LONG BEACH, California (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 TJL Enterprises, maker of Colic Calm and Tummy Calm, was part of La Leche League of Southern California/Nevada Area Conference. Held May 24-26 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, the La Leche League brought together experts and mothers to discuss the important topic of breastfeeding. "We always enjoy exhibiting at La Leche League conferences," said Jacqueline Lawrence,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.