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2014-06-18 16:26:15

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Bravado Designs, a leader in intimate apparel for pregnant and nursing moms, paints a realistic picture of what returning to work looks like for new moms--and it's not pretty. Twenty five percent of working mothers report that they are not able to discuss back to work breastfeeding plans with their employer prior to going on maternity leave. As the nation's top leaders convene in Washington, D.C. next week to focus on creating a...

2014-02-27 18:39:10

Only 12 percent without coverage take classes; suggests more breastfeeding support needed, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health 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 Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusively breastfeeding until...

2013-07-18 23:03:39

The lack of guidelines for breastfeeding support coverage under the Affordable Care Act's Women's Prevention Services has created chaos for providers and patients alike. The National Breastfeeding Center and the United States Breastfeeding Committee have published a Model Policy aimed at helping insurers better understand what breastfeeding services and equipment should be covered in order to support improving our population's health. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 In...

2013-05-24 23:21:18

As the nation pauses to honor its military service members this Memorial Day, Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an important new resource designed to assist breastfeeding and nursing mothers serving in the United States military. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 As the nation pauses to honor its military service members this Memorial Day, Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an important new resource designed to assist breastfeeding and nursing mothers...

2012-03-15 23:19:41

Less than 2 percent of low-income mothers met breastfeeding recommendations in a recent study - a drastic decline compared with a more affluent population - and a lack of support and available resources appears to play a key role. The research findings out of Michigan State University suggest in addition to raising overall awareness of breastfeeding, especially among women of lower socioeconomic status, physicians can play a role in removing barriers that prevent new mothers from...

Moms Who Work Feel Better
2011-12-13 12:02:44

Mothers with jobs report fewer symptoms of depression, better overall health Mothers with jobs tend to be healthier and happier than moms who stay at home during their children's infancy and pre-school years, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association. Researchers analyzed National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development data, beginning in 1991 with interviews of 1,364 mothers shortly after their...


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